API Development Services

Our custom API development services enable firms to establish data exchange and cooperation across their apps or third-party applications. We create custom APIs that allow users to personalize the experience and streamline processes.

We offer a range of services, including API design, API documentation, API testing, and API management. We help you achieve your business goals easily and effectively with our API development services. So, get the most out of your APIs and improve your bottom line by connecting with our experts now.

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The Services We Cover Under API Development

We offer a wide range of API development services tailored to your needs. Whether you’re looking for a simple way to integrate your application with our data or need a more complex solution, we can help.

API Consulting

Understand the potential of APIs and how to make them work for your business. We can help you successfully navigate the complex world of APIs to create an effective plan and maximize revenue.

API Management

Facilitate cooperation and data sharing of your custom apps within your or third-party apps through our Custom API development, Mobile API Development and Web API development services

API Implementation & Support

We ensure a smooth implementation and integration of your API. Once integrated, we will provide ongoing support to ensure that your API continues to function as expected.

Microservice Development

Get a defined architectural approach and organizational approach to software development for better communication over well defined APIsoperating as independent services

Benefits Of Using Our API Development Services

We strive to develop the most innovative API development solutions every time. We take pleasure in being one of the best API development firms, watching our feature-packed programs win markets regularly. You may learn more about our API development options by visiting our website:

Better System Scalability

Using API allows different parts of a system to be scaled up (or down) without affecting the rest of the system. For example, if you have a website that gets a lot of traffic, you might need to add more servers to handle the load. With API, you can add new servers without changing your website code. The API will communicate with the new servers, making it possible to scale your system up or down without negatively impacting performance or reliability.

Flexible System Updates

API stands for an application programming interface. An API is a set of software tools and protocols that allow developers to interact with an application or system. Developers use APIs to access data and functionality from an external source. APIs also allow for flexible system updates, allowing developers to add new features and capabilities without disrupting the system.

Faster Marketability

An API can be used to create a marketplace where buyers and sellers can connect more easily. It can also create integrations between different platforms, making it easier for users to move data back and forth between them. Finally, an API can provide developers with the tools they need to build comprehensive applications using multiple different pieces of software.

Lower Development Cost

Using an API, you can abstract away the underlying implementation details of a service or piece of functionality and simply focus on sending and receiving data. This can make developing applications that interact with complex systems much easier and faster. An API can help reduce the overhead cost of maintaining separate codebases for different platforms or programming languages.

Better Developer Experience

API usage allows for a better experience for developers as they can more easily access the functionality of other software programs. Additionally, using an API allows developers to spend less time coding and more time developing new features and functionality. Ultimately, this leads to a better experience.

Fault Tolerant System

API allows different software components to interact with each other. It also allows for systems to be more fault-tolerant and highly available. With fault tolerance, a system can continue functioning even in failure. A fault-tolerant system can keep operating even when one or more components fail. API can help create fault-tolerant systems by allowing different components to communicate and share information about what is happening in the system.

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A Look At Some Of Our Clients Across The Globe

Being a leading API development company, we have worked with all sizes of businesses, i.e., startups, SMEs, and enterprises. Please have a look at some of our prestigious clients here. The qualities that make us a leading and preferred API development firm are:

  • Technical Expertise
  • Strong QA Support
  • Robust Communication Platform
  • Comprehensive Documentation
  • Global Quality Standards
  • 17+ years of Extensive Experience

Ultimate User Guide To Understand API Development

What is API Development?

API Development is the process by which an application requests one or more other applications and services, usually over the internet, to get specific data or functionality.

The term “API” is short for “Application Programming Interface” and refers to the various means that a developer has of communicating with other applications and services. APIs can ‌request data from outside sources or  ‌issue commands or instructions to other applications.

API development usually involves using special software development tools known as “API frameworks”. These frameworks provide a simplified means of communicating with other applications and services, reducing the amount of coding required.

What are the steps of developing an API?

There are various steps involved in developing an API, but the most important ones are‌:

 Planning and designing the API: This includes defining the functionality and structure of the API, as well as how it will work internally.

Implementing the API: This is the actual coding process, where you write all the code for the API according to your design plans.

Testing the API: Once the code is written, it needs to be thoroughly tested to make sure it works correctly and meets all requirements.

Documentation and release: Once everything is working as it should, you need to create documentation for users so they know how to use your API correctly. After that, you can finally release your API.

What are the different types of APIs?

There are many types of APIs, but we can broadly classify them into four major categories: SOAP, REST, HTTP, and WebSocket.

SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) is a standardized protocol for building web services. It uses XML to encode messages and relies on transport protocols like HTTP or SMTP for message passing. SOAP is widely used in enterprise applications because it can be easily integrated with existing systems and provides a robust way to implement web services.

REST (Representational State Transfer) is an architectural style for building web services that uses simple HTTP requests to make direct calls to resources without going through a central dispatcher. This makes RESTful applications much simpler to develop and easier to scale than other applications.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) is the most common type of API. It’s used to exchange data between a server and a client, usually HTML pages. HTTP is a stateless protocol, meaning each request is independent of all other requests making it inefficient for exchanging data between a server and multiple clients. So, it’s not typically used for real-time applications.

Websocket is a newer protocol that allows browsers to communicate with servers in real-time. It’s more efficient than HTTP because it uses sockets to establish a direct connection between the browser and server.

What are the key features of an efficient API?

Any API is considered efficient if it performs its function with a minimum amount of computational resources and latency. In terms of resource utilization, an efficient API will use the smallest possible memory footprint and CPU usage. It will also minimize network calls, making batch requests when possible.

In terms of latency, an efficient API will have quick response times so that clients don’t have to wait long for data. It will also utilize caching to reduce the need to fetch data from the origin server. Cache invalidation strategies should be carefully implemented to avoid stale data.

Security is another crucial consideration for any API. An efficient API will have well-designed authentication and authorization mechanisms to keep data safe.

Choose From Our Hiring Models

With us, you can choose from multiple hiring models that best suit your needs

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Dedicated Team

(also known as product engineering teams)

It is an expert autonomous team comprising of different roles (e.g. project manager, software engineers, QA engineers, and other roles) capable of delivering technology solutions rapidly and efficiently. The roles are defined for each specific project and management is conducted jointly by a Scrum Master and the client's product owner.

  • Agile processes
  • Transparent pricing
  • Monthly billing
  • Maximum flexibility
  • Suitable for startups, MVPs and software/product companies
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Team Augmentation

(also known as team extension or staff augmentation)

Suitable for every scale of business and project, team augmentation helps add required talent to you team to fill the talent gap. The augmented team members work as part of your local or distributed team, attending your regular daily meetings and reporting directly to your managers. This helps businesses scale immediately and on-demand.

  • Scale on-demand
  • Quick & cost-effective
  • Monthly billing
  • Avoid hiring hassles
  • Transparent pricing
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Project Based

(best suited for small-mid scale projects)
Fixed Price Model:

When project specifications, scope, deliverables and acceptance criteria are clearly defined, we can evaluate and offer a fixed quote for the project. This is mostly suitable for small-mid scale projects with well documented specifications.

Time & Material Model:

Suitable for projects that have undefined or dynamic scope requirements or complicated business requirements due to which the cost estimation is not possible. Therefore, developers can be hired per their time.

Our API Development & API Integration Case Studies

All our projects are covered under the Non-Disclosure Agreement. However, we have taken permission from some of our clients to showcase few projects for your review so that you can better understand how we have developed e-commerce solutions for varied requirements of our clients:

 

Construct AI App

This application is created using React Native and Expo libraries to implement all the designs and APIs.

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Firebase,Nodejs, React Native, SOCKET.IO
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Student Learning Management System

An online platform which not only allows students and mentors to interact with the preparation building process but also allows the parent of an individual student to become a mentor and share their expertises, study resources, needs to be developed.

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Android, IOS, MySQL, NODE.JS, PHP
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Online Portal For Chemistry Courses

ValueCoders with its E-Learning expertise developed a platform which not only resolved the above management issues but also framed a ‘Workbook’ module under which students can evaluate their learning by attempting test series of specified topic or concept .

Core tech
Express, MONGODB, React, JS
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An Online Platform For Traffic Management Solution

The project was to develop an online platform that updates you regarding traffic violations, real-time information about accidents, closures, congestion,...

Core tech
.NET, MySQL, React Native
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Outsourcing vs Hiring In-House Teams: Modern Scenario

The trend of outsourcing has been on the rise for many years and continues to be popular among organizations. The…

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5 Best eCommerce APIs You Must Know

Most eCommerce vendors prefer using the eCommerce APIs to automate repetitive tasks, streamline processes, and make it simple to request…

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Types of Web APIs for Enterprise-Grade Web App Development

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FAQs

Why should I choose ValueCoders for my API development or API integration requirement?

You should choose ValueCoders because we are known for our excellent API development services. Our team has a lot of experience creating efficient and reliable solutions to meet your needs!

We have extensive experience developing APIs for various businesses and industries. We quickly adapt to your company’s specific needs and requirements and provide custom-tailored solutions that meet your unique needs.

We have a team of experienced developers knowledgeable in the latest API development trends and technologies. We can provide ongoing support and maintenance after the launch of your API.

Apart from that, we have:

1. Technical expertise – We have a team of experienced API design and development developers
2. Proven track record – We have a proven track record of delivering high-quality APIs on time and within budget
3. Quality assurance process – We have a rigorous quality assurance process to ensure that we develop all APIs to the highest standards possible

We’re the perfect company for custom API development services. Our expertise in creating robust and efficient systems will allow you more time to focus on other aspects of running a business!

How much do you charge to develop a custom API?

The average cost of developing a custom API can range from $5,000 to $30,000, depending on the project’s complexity. To get an accurate quote for your project, it’s best to consult a professional development team who can assess your specific needs and give you a price estimate.

When considering the cost of developing a custom API, it’s essential to keep in mind the ongoing maintenance and support expenses associated with it. These costs can add up over time, so it’s important to factor them into your budget when deciding whether or not to develop a custom API.

What technologies do you use for API development?

When it comes to API development, there are a few different technologies that we use to make the process more efficient and streamlined. 

One of the most popular technologies for API development that we use is REST, or Representational State Transfer. This type of architecture enables simple, fast, and scalable APIs that are easy to develop and maintain. 

Another common technology we use for API development is SOAP or Simple Object Access Protocol. This ensures a standard way for different applications to communicate with each other using XML.

Finally, another popular technology used for API development is known as gRPC or Google RPC. We use it for its high performance, thanks to its efficient binary encoding and language-independent nature. 

What is API development?

API (Application Programming Interface Software) development follows a set of instruction, standards or requirements to enable an app or software use features or services of any other platform or device for improved services. It works as a base of all apps dealing with data or communication between two products or services. A mobile application or platform is enabled to share its data with other apps for better user experience. you donot need to build a similar program from scratch as the existing platform or application can be used for further modification.BAsic terminlogies of API development are-

  1. API Key
  2. Endpoint
  3. JSON
  4. GET
  5. POST
  6. OAuth
  7. REST
  8. SOAP
  9. Latency
  10. Rate-Limiting
  11. API Throttling

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