Open APIs: State of the Market

John Musser, ProgrammableWeb
@johnmusser
Glue Conference 2011
Introduction
ProgrammableWeb.com
• API & mashup directory
• News, community, dev tools
• 3,200 Web APIs
• 5,800 mashups
Growth | Simplicity | Money
Open APIs: Growth is accelerating

Total APIs over time
Open APIs: Growth is accelerating

Total APIs over time
Open APIs: Growth is accelerating

Total APIs over time
Open APIs: Growth is accelerating

Total APIs over time
APIs: some very competitive markets
Number of APIs,
Top 15 Categories

Based on directory of 3,200 web APIs listed at Prog...
API Billionaires Club, 2011 edition
13 billion API calls / day (May 2011)
10 billion API calls / month (January 2011)
Over...
Simplicity
REST vs. SOAP: Simplicity wins again

Distribution of API protocols and styles
Based on directory of 3,200 web APIs listed...
REST vs. SOAP: Simplicity wins again

Distribution of API protocols and styles
Based on directory of 3,200 web APIs listed...
JSON Rising: 55% of all new APIs support JSON

Percentage of new APIs with JSON support
Based on directory of 3,200 web AP...
20% of all new APIs support only JSON

Percentage of new APIs with only JSON support
Based on directory of 3,200 web APIs ...
1 in every 5 new APIs says “goodbye XML”

Percentage of APIs with XML support
Based on directory of 3,200 web APIs listed ...
Money
API as Product

When an API is not an extension of your product, but it is your product
Screw the web site, let’s focus on the API
Qwerly shutters profile pages in favor
of lucrative ‘DNS for people’ API
TechCr...
API business models, circa 2005
API business models 2011
Have we seen this before?

Why do we need
a Web site?

1995

Of course we
have a Web site

2000

Why do we
need an API?

O...
thank you
Questions, ideas, comments?
Email me: john@programmableweb.com
Twitter: @johnmusser
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  1. 1. Open APIs: State of the Market John Musser, ProgrammableWeb @johnmusser Glue Conference 2011
  2. 2. Introduction ProgrammableWeb.com • API & mashup directory • News, community, dev tools • 3,200 Web APIs • 5,800 mashups
  3. 3. Growth | Simplicity | Money
  4. 4. Open APIs: Growth is accelerating Total APIs over time
  5. 5. Open APIs: Growth is accelerating Total APIs over time
  6. 6. Open APIs: Growth is accelerating Total APIs over time
  7. 7. Open APIs: Growth is accelerating Total APIs over time
  8. 8. APIs: some very competitive markets Number of APIs, Top 15 Categories Based on directory of 3,200 web APIs listed at ProgrammableWeb, May 2011
  9. 9. API Billionaires Club, 2011 edition 13 billion API calls / day (May 2011) 10 billion API calls / month (January 2011) Over 260 billion objects stored in S3 (January 2011) 1.6 billion API-delivered stories / month (October 2010) 5 billion API calls / day (April 2010) 5 billion API calls / day (October 2009) 8 billion API calls / month (Q3 2009) 3 billion API calls / month (March 2009)
  10. 10. Simplicity
  11. 11. REST vs. SOAP: Simplicity wins again Distribution of API protocols and styles Based on directory of 3,200 web APIs listed at ProgrammableWeb, May 2011
  12. 12. REST vs. SOAP: Simplicity wins again Distribution of API protocols and styles Based on directory of 3,200 web APIs listed at ProgrammableWeb, May 2011
  13. 13. JSON Rising: 55% of all new APIs support JSON Percentage of new APIs with JSON support Based on directory of 3,200 web APIs listed at ProgrammableWeb, May 2011
  14. 14. 20% of all new APIs support only JSON Percentage of new APIs with only JSON support Based on directory of 3,200 web APIs listed at ProgrammableWeb, May 2011
  15. 15. 1 in every 5 new APIs says “goodbye XML” Percentage of APIs with XML support Based on directory of 3,200 web APIs listed at ProgrammableWeb, May 2011
  16. 16. Money
  17. 17. API as Product When an API is not an extension of your product, but it is your product
  18. 18. Screw the web site, let’s focus on the API Qwerly shutters profile pages in favor of lucrative ‘DNS for people’ API TechCrunch, May 5, 2011
  19. 19. API business models, circa 2005
  20. 20. API business models 2011
  21. 21. Have we seen this before? Why do we need a Web site? 1995 Of course we have a Web site 2000 Why do we need an API? Of course we have an API 2005 2010
  22. 22. thank you Questions, ideas, comments? Email me: john@programmableweb.com Twitter: @johnmusser

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