API management — Key things to know

APIs form a crucial part of product development. Products are made available to the user in multiple form factors like web, smartphones, voice assistants, smart cars, IoT devices, etc. Exposing the same set of API’s to different form factors is a challenging task as the architecture gets complex day by day because of the addition of new devices, external consumers, etc. Hence, even though API management by itself does not hold any business logic or data, it has raised as one of the key functional areas in product development.