Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are the most used technique of techies today to create a new feature and integrate the system. How about for non-techies? Though it is sort difficult to understand the concept of APIs and their usefulness, especially for non-techies, these bring us great results to expand the functionality of the existing system or application.
In this infographic by Rackspace, it highlights interesting and fun facts about application programming interfaces.
60% of eBay listings are via their API Tweet this
50% of Salesforce transactions are from APIs Tweet this
Netflix’ API allows it to stream over 200 devices Tweet this
Google, FaceBook, and Twitter each receive significant amount of over 5 Billion API calls/day. Tweet this
API growth has increased 13x since 2007 Tweet this