Managing API documentation over multiple teams

In organisations that produce SaaS products with public APIs, there is sometimes complex interplay between who is responsible for what ultimately becomes public-facing API documentation. At MessageMedia, some of our APIs have had multiple developers involved in the creation of the documentation before it becomes public-facing, at which point the Developer Relations team is responsible for […]

Bec Martin
September 12, 2019

Easy analytics and reporting with Metadata

Are you optimising your messages for maximum impact? If you’re using our Messages API, you should be aware of our Metadata feature. It allows you to provide context about your conversations and customers by attaching customised data to your messages. You can read this post to deep dive into how Metadata works. Simply put, you […]

Natalie Byrgiotis
February 11, 2019

The benefits of moving from SOAP to REST APIs

MessageMedia provides fully featured REST APIs for messaging. However, there are also legacy SOAP APIs that are used by some customers for messaging services. Historically SOAP was the go-to messaging protocol for most web services – however, as the internet evolved developers needed a way to quickly build more lightweight web and mobile applications. Thus, […]

Bec Martin
January 30, 2019

REST 101

If you’ve ever tried to retrieve data from Google maps or Twitter, chances are you interacted with a REST API. REST API was derived from the concept of REST which is a term that was defined in Roy Fielding’s Ph.D. thesis and is the acronym for REpresentative State Transfer. Today there are very few applications […]

Ibrahim Tareq
November 20, 2018