7 Ways to Validate that Your APIs Are Working Correctly

Online products that provide a complex service typically rely on Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), utilizing online resources to provide basic information. The added value is in how their own software uses this information to create a new product that is of value to their users. The APIs that are utilized to create this unique product often include internal APIs developed by the company’s own developers.

A failure of any of the APIs that are involved in creating the final product means that the product will appear either down or partially down to the company’s user base. Therefore, all APIs that are critical components of a company’s product must be monitored, so that appropriate actions can be taken when an outage of some sort occurs.

There are many ways in which an API can be not fully functional. These include…

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Tutorial: Creating Custom API Monitor Dashboards Using Javascript and JSON

API monitoring platforms like API Science provide the means for monitoring the APIs that are critical for your application. With the API Science platform, you can check APIs for uptime and performance each minute, define alerts that will be sent to your team based on the latest status of those APIs, review the performance history […]

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