Author Archives: Bruno Pedro

About Bruno Pedro

Bruno Pedro is a Web and Business developer with over fifteen years’ experience in both startups and large corporations.

API Strategy & Practice Chicago

The API Strategy & Practice Conference (APIStrat) focuses on what works for API creators and consumers alike by bringing industry leaders together in one forum. This is an inclusive, community-supported conference series co-organized by 3scale and API Evangelist. Now in its second year, the fourth conference will be held in September 2014 in Chicago will focus on the potential of APIs, best practices, and how to craft a successful API strategy.

Romain Huet with drone

Romain Huet at APIStrat Amsterdam — picture courtesy 3scale

One of APIStrat’s main goals is to enable as many people as possible to share and benefit from practical API experiences. The three tracks encompass three major audiences in the space: API providers, developers, and those having conversations around specific industries.

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Endpoint speaker highlight: Kamyar Mohager

Endpoint is a conference organized by API developers, for API developers. The conference will be held in Amsterdam on September 5, 2014. If you develop APIs for apps, websites or other clients, there’s certainly a session that will interest you.

Kamyar Mohagen

To give you a feeling of what to expect at the Endpoint conference we’ve talked with Kamyar Mohager, who will be in Amsterdam representing Linkedin. Kamyar will be delivering the opening keynote on September 5 at 9:00 so make sure you don’t miss it.

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Usability Review: SoundCloud API

After last month’s Dropbox API review, we’re now publishing the conclusions of usability testing SoundCloud API. Tests have again been conducted by API Usability Testing, which offer remote API usability testing performed by a broad range of software developers with different experience and qualifications.

SoundCloud API usability tests were performed by developers with a range of experience of five to twelve years working with all the major programming languages. All tests were performed using Ruby on different platforms.

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Usability Review: Dropbox API

We’ve teamed up with API Usability Testing to offer you usability reviews for different APIs. API Usability Testing offer remote API usability testing where tests are performed by a broad range of software developers who have different experience and qualifications.

We’re starting with the Dropbox API and we’ll be doing it for other providers on a regular basis. Please get in touch If you’d like to see a review of a specific API.

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APIdays speaker highlight: Leah Culver

To give you a feeling of what to expect at the APIdays Mediterranea conference we’ve talked with Leah Culver, who will be in Barcelona representing Dropbox. Leah will be speaking on May 30 at 12:00 so make sure you don’t miss it.

Leah Culver (picture courtesy women 2.0)

Leah Culver (picture courtesy women 2.0)

Leah is best known for having created Pownce back in 2007. Among other things, she then launched Convore and Grove.io. She’s now working at Dropbox, helping developers use their APIs more efficiently.

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