Introduction to API Science’s Global Variables

The API Science platform provides capability for saving, retrieving, and deleting global variables. The Parameters section on the API Science Help page provides this description: You can set any number of query string, POST, and PUT parameters using the Params input fields. Each time you add a new variable a new pair of Key/Value input […]

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How One Slow External API Can Bring Your Product Down

APIs receive a request from a user, gather data and/or perform some processing based on the request, then return the requested information (or other result) to the user. This sounds simple. But a lot can go wrong, and even when everything succeeds, the time it takes to complete the process can be highly variable. Greater […]

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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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