There are over 19,000 Application Programmer Interfaces (APIs) currently available on ProgrammableWeb today for anyone to use in creating or extending new apps, integration adapters or extending existing platforms. Private APIs in enterprises easily number in the millions.
- APIs that enable Cloud-based integration is growing rapidly with ProgrammableWeb having 1,316 APIs, 970 Software Development Kits (SDKs), 790 source code samples, 112 mashups and five frameworks.
- API Management platforms are proliferating, making the consumption of a broader base of APIs possible, further increasing the value of existing ERP, PLM and CRM systems.
- Cloud-based businesses are defining “experience APIs” specifically designed to streamline the online buying and order fulfillment experience with NetFlix setting a quick pace of innovation in this area.