By Jon Gold
A new umbrella group dedicated to making sure that different pieces of software can interact with each other smoothly has backing from Google, Microsoft, PayPal and IBM, among others, the Linux Foundation announced today.
The new Open API Initiative will focus on creating a technical community in which members can build on the Swagger specification for APIs, with the idea being to ensure a vendor-neutral standard for apps that are trying to communicate with each other.
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From: Network World