Who needs an API? Maybe YOU don't after allNews / DistributionBy PhocusWire | September 17, 2013Share This article was originally published on SYSTEMS: In recent years the travel industry has thrown itself head-first into the world APIs, with large swathes powered or supported by feeds carrying product information, content, functionality and more. But there are an increasing number of voices arguing it's the wrong strategy. Read the full story on TheNextWeb.The API "industry" has matured a great deal. Major vendors have been acquired, there is an uptick in new players, new tools and services, new publications, and even a series of API-focused conferences.Meanwhile, according to a recent survey by Layer7, more than 85% of companies expect to have an "API program" within the next five years.All of this is evidence that the appetite for tools and information about APIs is robust. Accordingly, there is no shortage of people and companies attempting to satisfy that hunger.The question amidst this growth, however, is whether the concepts around API strategies being served by some is the right meal for those who are eager to feast on APIs.Read the full story on TheNextWebNB:API image via Shutterstock.