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All posts by Joshua Suckerman

Joshua Suckerman
Josh Suckerman is product manager at Black Beard.
  • Here’s how APIs can ignite business growth in 2019

    As South African businesses enter a new year that is fraught with economic uncertainty, achieving sustained growth will be a difficult task. Yet for leaders who can turn an enterprising eye to the many opportunities within emerging technology, there is immense potential for growth and innovation. One such example is the increasing influence and prominence of APIs, which are already changing the face of banking, for one. API stands for application programming interface, and essentially describes an efficient mechanism to allow software to ‘talk to’ other software. Let’s take a closer look… Commercial sites, such as Facebook, make certain parts of...