Proximus EnCo is an API platform exposing a wide range of services in the domains of Telco, IoT, Big Data, Cloud and other disruptive technologies such as blockchain. The challenge is to provide consistent user experience across all services, with the highest possible quality. Error handling is an important aspect of it for all developers using our APIs. To achieve that, we pay attention to Internet standards (e.g. HTTP Status codes) and best practices.
Is an API a product like any other? How are we managing API’s at Proximus EnCo? Are our consumers also our customers? How are we interacting with developers? Here is a paper from Pierre d’Ollone, product manager working with EnCo on the SMS API integration. Continue reading “APIs as a product”