Open APIs: State of the Market      John Musser, ProgrammableWeb              @johnmusser          Glue Conference 2011
Introduction               ProgrammableWeb.com               • API & mashup directory               • News, community, dev...
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         ...
API Billionaires Club, 2011 edition            13 billion API calls / day (May 2011)            10 billion API calls / mon...
Simplicity
REST vs. SOAP: Simplicity wins again          Distribution of API protocols and styles          Based on directory of 3,20...
REST vs. SOAP: Simplicity wins again          Distribution of API protocols and styles          Based on directory of 3,20...
JSON Rising: 55% of all new APIs support JSON        Percentage of new APIs with JSON support          Based on directory ...
20% of all new APIs support only JSON      Percentage of new APIs with only JSON support          Based on directory of 3,...
1 in every 5 new APIs says “goodbye XML”          Percentage of APIs with XML support          Based on directory of 3,200...
Money
API as ProductWhen 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 ‘DN...
API business models, circa 2005
API business models 2011
Have we seen this before?Why do we need    Of course we      Why do we     Of course we a Web site?     have a Web site   ...
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 ProductWhen 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 Of course we Why do we Of course we a Web site? have a Web site need an API? have an API 1995 2000 2005 2010
  22. 22. thank you Questions, ideas, comments?Email me: john@programmableweb.com Twitter: @johnmusser
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