Ken’s Nordic 2018 Platform Summit Trip Report

The Nordic 2018 Platform Summit is a curated international event featuring top API speakers from across the world. The conference took place in Stockholm, Sweden on October 22-25. Approximately 500 people attended the Nordic Platform Summit across a three-day schedule. There were 60 speakers and each of the talks was twenty minutes long. This trip report highlights standards and best practices for API business and technology from a selection of the talks. I’ve listed five […]

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APIs are Made for People: Creating Human-Readable Messages

From the very first time that one system needed to talk to another system, APIs have been with us. In the early days, APIs were complex, cryptic, and a little mysterious; even the meaning of the acronym – application programming interface – can be a little

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User Feedback Guides the Developer Experience

The annual Sabre Travel Exchange (STX) is one of our marquee events to connect with customers and partners to showcase all the advances we are making in the world of travel technology. A large part of STX includes a developer track, aimed at educating 3rd party developers across the travel industry on how Sabre products and services can help them make amazing travel applications. These developers spend four days participating in intensive workshops and training […]

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3 Big API Trends: My Nordic API Summit Trip Report

I attended the Nordic API Summit in Austin this June. It was focused on a cool tech topic that we considered over a few hot Texas Summer days. We gathered together at the Palmer Events Center to escape the heat while exchanging best-practices and pro-tips regarding everything about APIs. API stands for application programming interface. I refer to them as the digital tools that programmers use when building their applications. If your company does something […]

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