The role of APIs in UX

The role of APIs in UX

To foster the use of your API and to make it understandable it is essential to think of the user experience provided to other developers. We review the UX characteristics you must take into account when you create, organize and maintain a set of APIs. You can follow a list of rules that are somewhat abstract but that you must bear in mind at all times; otherwise, your end product will not be consistent or easy to understand by an external developer.

Most relevant blockchain experts

Blockchain is the technology behind bitcoin, a huge database distributed in numerous servers all around the world that gathers all the transactions made in bitcoins. It supports secure and reliable financial transactions between two parties without intermediaries, thus driving down costs. We introduce you in this article below some blockchain experts that you can not miss if you want to be up to date: Don Tapscott, Susanne Chishti, Brock Pierce and Julian Hosp.

Why are APIs in the cloud so important for developers?

One of the great recent revolutions in technology is data management in the cloud. Modern developer teams are demanding one essential process: they need to synchronize their system infrastructures with the features of different service providers in the cloud. APIs make this integration possible, where interoperability is key. We have already mentioned two giants in the sector: Google and Microsoft. But there are many others, such as Amazon or Salesforce.

Must-know APIs for entrepreneurs

If you're thinking about launching a startup, you may have seen in the vast amount of data around us the perfect opportunity for grounding your business. Aggregate data systems have multiple advantages: from reducing processing costs to identifying trends. Various companies have aggregate data APIs available and ready to be incorporated into the development of your systems or apps. We list in this article several repositories.

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Case Study Data Validation's API – better user experience

Case Study Data Validation's API – better user experience

Data Validation used to send around 247 billion emails a day, i.e. it was as if each person received 38 emails per day. This is a tool that verifies emails and manages, automates and validates their data. Data Validation decided to create an API that expanded its services and improved user experience; a solution targeted at email service providers.
APIs for business management

APIs for business management

To talk about CRMs (Customer Relationship Management) is to talk about interconnectivity. A CRM is only as powerful as the capability of its own structure to connect and interconnect data from several sources. So maintaining an open CRM capable of connecting to other systems and APIs allows your chosen platform to adapt more flexibly to your business. Below you can check some examples of fairly well-known CRMs.
5 interesting articles about the power of open data

5 interesting articles about the power of open data

Open data is revolutionizing the way solutions are proposed and decisions are made, and it´s impossible to calculate its potential. They are the topic of reports in all kind of media all over the world. Spain is a leader in management of open data in public digital services, according to an issue published by the European Union.
Gaming becomes more social thanks to APIs

Gaming becomes more social thanks to APIs

Video games are a shared experience with friends not only in real life, but also in social media. In the virtual world it is almost as important to say what you are playing  as the game itself. The fields of gaming and social media have been intertwined in recent times, thanks to the help of APIs. Below in this article you can check some platforms that currently contribute to this union.

Blockchain: what is it and how it works

Blockchain is one of the hottest concepts around right now. But what is it, what is it for and what is its future? If you need answers to these questions, this article will give you some insight into this disruptive technology.  

BBVA data in the fight against climate change

Big data could be an extraordinary weapon in the fight against climate change. This is being demonstrated by the UN Global Pulse ‘Data for Climate Action’ project, a pioneering private-sector initiative providing data and tools for the fight against climate change, in which BBVA is fully engaged.

Developers choose the coolest APIs

If you're a developer, you probably love finding recommendations within your community, while discussing your small or large discoveries about APIs. In this article, BBVAOpen4u reviews some of the most fun and original ones.

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BBVA has launched the first edition of BBVA Open Talent Ideas, which begins by posing a major challenge: In today’s complex economic climate, with interest rates languishing at all-time lows, what business models makes sense both for banks and customers? You have until March 31 to get involved and submit your ideas.
Ebook: Big Data in 'fintech' ecosystem
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Ebook: Big Data in 'fintech' ecosystem

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Ebook: union of bitcoin and APIs

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Ebook: Mobile web and monetization

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Ebook: Predictive APIs, a new level to value data

The value of analytics as a key element in business decision-making is beyond question. Companies have gradually incorporated analytics and the concept of metrics of success into their decision-...

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