Creating a Multi-Step API Monitor

One of the unique features of the API Science platform is the capability to create multi-step API monitors, wherein multiple API calls are chained together into a single monitor. If your product requires multiple API calls in order to produce the result you deliver to your customer, you could create a collection of standard single-call […]

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Evaluating the Performance of Critical APIs Using API Science’s Data Analysis Tools

The API Science API monitoring platform provides an array of data analysis tools for viewing the performance of internal or external APIs that are critical to your product, from the top level (represented by our weekly summary report) down to the fine-grain details of the results from a single test run of an individual monitor. […]

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Configuring API Science API Monitor Notifications

My last post described how you can use the API Science API monitor settings to configure what constitutes success each time your monitor is run. While your customers access your product on a 24/7 basis, your data center probably runs unattended during off-work hours. So, what happens if an API (internal or external) that’s critical […]

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Working with API Science API Monitor Settings

In an earlier post, we created a new API Science monitor that tests the World Bank’s Countries API. Our World Bank Countries API monitor was created using the minimum possible configuration: the monitor simply executes an HTTP GET for the URL: http://api.worldbank.org/countries/br However, the API Science monitoring platform provides options for much more comprehensive configuration […]

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