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We build cloud-based backends with REST APIs to give your customers access to your product on any device from anywhere in the world. Whether you start with a single web app or you launch with web, iOS and Android apps, you need Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to allow each client app to communicate with your cloud-based backend application.
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We help companies build and extend microservices for new and existing products. You increase the reliability of your internal systems and speed up your development velocity by moving to a microservices architecture. Microservices make it so much easier to integrate, develop, and maintain your applications because individual features are treated as small independent applications. There are risks when you switch from a monolithic architecture to a microservices architecture and in many cases it can be quicker to build a new product using a monolithic architecture. We’ve built microservices for numerous customers and we can help you mitigate risks and define key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of your implementation. We’d love to help your company implement microservices that meet performance and efficiency goals.
We build private APIs for every project we work on and we don’t expect your project to be an exception. When we build APIs for your first version product, we develop APIs that are private to your company and used by your web and mobile applications. These private APIs improve your internal software development process and make your backend systems more robust. We’ve helped startups, SMBs and Fortune 500 companies build, extend and maintain private APIs that power mobile apps, responsive websites and microservices. Whether you’re looking to increase the velocity of your development team or add new capabilities to your software product, we can help you build private APIs to power all of your client applications.
Public APIs open up new growth opportunities and revenue streams for your software product. We can help you create a standalone API as a service like those offered by Stripe, Twilio, and Firebase, or we can add public APIs to your existing product to provide value to your partners and customers alike. Public APIs drive the API economy by allowing SMBs and software startups to create new products faster by providing access data sets and product features that previously were too expensive to create. Your use cases drive the most effective schema design, which helps us organize your API design. When our team talks to enterprises working to build their API programs, the developer portal for public APIs is always a critical part of the conversation. As destinations for APIs, testing tools, documentation, community support, and more, developer portals are seen as de facto storefronts for external-facing APIs. Our developers are prepared to play a critical role in the value chain of your external APIs, defining the functionality and data your APIs express while creating a digital experience third-party developers love.
It’s rare for us to build a product that doesn’t integrate with at least a handful of third-party APIs, and for some products we build, API integrations are a key product differentiator. Your applications can't afford to be an island. Third-party APIs power the SaaS economy and add rich features and data to your product that would be hard or expensive to create otherwise. While we prefer to work with modern APIs like Stripe and Firebase, we’re skilled at debugging legacy APIs and asking the right questions when API documentation is incorrect. Mission-critical applications succeed when they effortlessly integrate with external and internal systems, leveraging as much functionality and data as possible. We integrate APIs from third-party apps and databases into most products we build and we’d love to help you enhance your product with API integrations.
Scalability has become all but a necessity for modern applications, especially today where an application can go from relatively unknown to viral in a matter of hours. We’ve built REST APIs for applications with millions of monthly active users and we’ve horizontally scaled cloud infrastructure to handle tens of thousands of requests per second. Having a scalable API architecture defines both the future success and early adoption of your product. You intrinsically limit the future growth of your platform when you design for your current traffic and don’t plan for the growth you're working towards. Your business plan should define the number of simultaneous users/sessions you expect each month after you launch your product, so our development team can design an appropriate API architecture for your application. We are here to help you establish a strong, long-term ethos for scalable API design.
Does your company have legacy applications you’d like to connect to modern tools and custom mobile apps? Often, legacy systems do what they’re supposed to do, but they prohibit you from creating elegant new user experiences. If you’re looking to upgrade your SOAP web services to a RESTful API interface or transition from an XML to a JSON data format, you’ve come to the right place. Our team will help you navigate the differences between modern and antiquated transport protocols and file formats, providing governed, secure connectivity between your systems new and old. An API-focused approach to modernizing your software systems allows you to lower costs while increasing agility and remediating functionality gaps in legacy systems. We’re here to help you assess your current systems and recommend an API modernization strategy.
Your first version APIs are private to your company and used by the web and mobile applications your development team builds. When you have significant user traction, release well documented public APIs, which let third-party developers build custom software products that serve a niche or enhance functionality that’s months or years away on your product roadmap. Often, third-party developers integrate an existing product with your public APIs, exposing your product to a new group of potential customers. The public APIs you expose don’t have to be free. Charge third-party developers per API call for access to your most valuable data or when you help developers save time.