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The Foundation of Remote Work: APIs Drive HR Technology

APIs are a driving force behind modern tech, but they are particularly significa...

Anna Daugherty
Anna Daugherty
April 19 2022

Implementation Made Easy: 3 Steps for Implementing Excellence in API Design

Once your company has established a strong, design-first foundation, taking the ...

Anna Daugherty
Anna Daugherty
April 11 2022

API Security: 3 Trends & Where to Get Started

Travis joined us to discuss the latest API security trends and where program lea...

Jason Harmon CTO
Jason Harmon CTO
April 7 2022

Engineering Excellence: Why Predictability Is Our Leading Metric

Engineering leaders are justified in their affinity for metrics, but we must be ...

Raleigh Schickel
Raleigh Schickel
March 31 2022

Explore These Top API Style Guide Resources

We’ve collected the best style guideline resources from across the web in one co...

Anna Daugherty
Anna Daugherty
March 29 2022

APIs as Your Catalyst for Transformational Change

Claire Barrett is a consultant for many large organizations looking to enact API...

Jason Harmon CTO
Jason Harmon CTO
March 24 2022

How Discoverability Leads to API Innovation

One of the best ways to immediately begin improving the opportunity for innovati...

Anna Daugherty
Anna Daugherty
March 16 2022

API Style Guides Through the Ages

Why are style guides important and how did they come to be? Let's walk through a...

Jason Harmon CTO
Jason Harmon CTO
March 9 2022

Collaboration for Successful Scaling: Developer Experience & Style Guides from the Ground Up with SPS Commerce  

Developer experience is not just about the technology; it's the people who are u...

Jason Harmon CTO
Jason Harmon CTO
March 3 2022

The Wrong Way to API: What Happens When You Don’t Follow a Design-First Approach

I recently wrote about the Right Way to API (which is via the design-first appro...

Steve Rodda
Steve Rodda
March 2 2022