I've coined this phrase to help indicate a healthy technology organization that strives to build a solid set of capabilities that can be leveraged across a wider audience than an engineering team typically gets.
Building an API is more than just writing a web service. It's more than using AJAX or using a REST Framework within your code. Building an 'API Culture' is all about providing your development teams the structure and ability to be as effective as they can be. Increase collaboration, increase code quality and increase the reuse of applications that they build. We're not talking about a specific tool or methodology, instead, we're talking about an attitude that your teams will adopt in order to enjoy their day to day working life a lot more.
Read the rest after a free download –