Interesting Banking APIs

Here I keep a collection of core-banking related APIs I find interesting. Synapse https://docs.synapsefi.com/docs Moov https://api.moov.io/v1/ | https://github.com/moov-io/api | https://moov-io.github.io/accounts/api/#overview Mambu https://api.mambu.com/ Galileo https://docs.galileo-ft.com/ Solaris Bank https://docs.solarisbank.com/ Rails Bank https://docs.railsbank.com/ Griffin https://docs.griffin.sh/ . I like the Griffin API design https://docs.griffin.sh/reference#api-reference Wealth Kernel https://docs.wealthkernel.com/#introduction Clear Bank Developer Portal https://clearbank.github.io/docs/introduction/#overview Temenos API Catalogue: https://apidocs.temenos.com/api-catalog

Synapse’s API Endpoint Report

The Synapse docs have an API Endpoint Report. For each REST endpoint, it lists the average response time and the success rate. I like this because it makes it easy for developers to see the average response time of a particular query, and helps them raise an issue if a particular query they are running … Continue reading Synapse’s API Endpoint Report

Interesting Documentation Portals

 PortalComment https://www.algolia.com/doc/Beautiful. The “Algolia in 45 seconds“ and “Try Interactive tutorial“ are greathttps://www.twilio.com/docsTwilio and Stripe are regularly mentioned in blog posts and forums as having set high standards for API docs.https://stripe.com/docsDittohttps://docs.aws.amazon.com/I like the top level layout of this portal. There are a lot of APIs documented here, and not all are REST.https://developers.docusign.com/ Docusign has a nice … Continue reading Interesting Documentation Portals

Docs Are Tasks Too (DTT)

API documentation tasks should be played like any other story by a development team. They should be identified, sized, prioritised, worked on and reviewed. Engineers should lead the initial drafts of writing content pages. It should be done collaboratively with the product managers and Documentarians. The product managers own the sign-off required to move a … Continue reading Docs Are Tasks Too (DTT)

Structure of a Developer Portal

A developer portal is the ‘shop front’ for a system's API. It contains API Documentation - that is, the technical information required to understand and integrate with an API. A developer portal should be self-service and make it easy for developers to get started. It should make the system’s API visible to enable internal and … Continue reading Structure of a Developer Portal

API Management Vendors and Services

Here are some API Management and Developer Portal providers I have found. I will try and keep this list updated as I find more. Apigee Edge: Edge is a an API management platform. Apigee was acquired by Google in 2016. It consists of 3 main services:An Edge API Runtime service. This provides a API proxy … Continue reading API Management Vendors and Services

Quote on Developer Portals and Developer Experience

"The primary interaction point where [a developer] can go from awareness, activation and acquisition of an API, be able to bring it up, go to a ‘Hello World’ within maybe 30 minutes, and be able to incorporate [a] product very quickly. So from an organisational view, the developer portal is really a kind of one-stop … Continue reading Quote on Developer Portals and Developer Experience