• Developing Libraries

    We engineer HTTP client libraries in various programming languages for clients with existing APIs looking to support their developer communities.

We support developer communities as engineers working within those spaces but also by helping our clients produces solutions that those communities want using the toolchains and techniques they expect.

Our core competency is in API engineering and creating HTTP client libraries is a logical complement. Developing client libraries is a great way to market APIs and reduce the barrier to adoption, and a great way to show appreciation of end-users and their developer communities. We help our clients create and maintain their official HTTP client libraries and advise on cultivating their developer communities.

Collaborative Process

We include our clients in every step of the development process with complete transparency. Our network of professional and highly-skilled consultants will serve as a wellspring of knowledge, advising on and educating clients about design decisions as well as technical implementation.

Open-API Driven

We use the Open-API Specification as a standard to produce well thought out, valid and verifiable documentation and API descriptions. This acts as a contract that developers adhere to and results in consistency and cohesiveness with microservices.

Multiple Languages

We have a network of talented software engineers fluent in various popular programming languages, and active in various developer communities, which allows us to produce software products using the best languages, frameworks, and platforms.

Consultation

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Schedule a consultation where we'll discuss your project goals and begin modeling concepts and workflows.

Project Planning

First, we'll discuss your project needs, including your development timeline and engineering budget, as well as your deployment and maintenance expectations.

Data Modeling*

If time permits, or in subsequent consulting sessions, we'll begin to collaboratively model your project's concepts, entities, behaviors, rules, and workflows.

Engineering Management

Finally, we'll consider the needs of the team, i.e. project scope, technology expertise, infrastructure needs, management, monitoring, maintenance, etc.

Technology Stack

Next, we'll recommend, qualify, and document, the technology choices needed for the project's successful implementation, which will guide future development.

Client Libraries

While it's possible to interact with an API directly using any HTTP client, consumers will have a much better experience using the official HTTP client library provided by the API publisher, or even an unofficial library maintained by the publisher's developer community. A client library is a software library that application developers can add to their development projects which makes it easy to interact with an API.

The Benefit of Client Libraries

There are lots of issues to consider when integrating an API into your project, and client libraries exist to address such concerns so that developers have an easier time integrating with their API. Issues like resource location, authentication, request retries, caching, error handling, handling rate-limiting, pagination, and versioning, to name a few, are usually accounted for in well-designed HTTP client library. Providing a client library is a great way of engaging the developer community of a specific programming language, which is also a great way of promoting an API and getting adoption.