Several large enterprises are reaping the benefits of having their own Application Programming Interface (API) portal.
The era of web developers working in isolation behind the scenes is gone. Today, web development and APIs, in particular, are revenue generators, and the API Portal (or developer portal) is, in turn, a revenue generation hub.
API strategy is at the core of many digital transformation roadmaps. Key to the success of these plans is the adoption of the API strategy both internally and externally through an API portal.
It’s an exciting time for organizations that have valuable IT assets in place and are seeing the opportunity to expand their revenue streams through those assets.
Business awareness of the value of an API developer community and the contribution of their developer portals to fostering that community is growing.
Attracting developers and more importantly, their organizations, to your API’s isn’t just about providing API documentation and an authentication key.