Developer Reliance on APIs
Continues to Increase
Almost 1500 developers from all backgrounds with varying degrees of coding experience participated in the survey. Our participants came from all over the world and included professional developers, hobbyists, students, and executives. Although their backgrounds were varied, a few common trends emerged from the survey:
- API adoption is on the rise across all industries – Developers increased their usage of APIs and plan to utilize them in their coding projects even more in the upcoming year.
- Participation in the API economy is a key priority – Companies across all industries are prioritizing investments in the API economy.
- The adoption of new API technologies continues to accelerate – Although REST continues to be the most popular, there is interest in emerging technologies, including Serverless & FaaS, Websockets, and gRPC.