Facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in professional software development



Choose your language

InfoQ Homepage News Apigee API Studio: Designing, Testing and Sharing APIs

Apigee API Studio: Designing, Testing and Sharing APIs

This item in japanese


Apigee has opened up API Studio, a free online tool for creating, testing and sharing APIs.

API Studio is based on the Swagger Editor, which is a familiar tool for designing APIs in YAML. Apigee connects API Studio with a back-end server running in the cloud and providing mock responses to API requests. These mocked endpoints are automatically generated and updated as the API specification is edited.

The API can be then shared via a web link so others can have a look and see how it works. At this point, in our tests we could simulate having multiple users working on the same spec but not simultaneously. When a user edits a spec, this is automatically saved, overwriting any changes that another user might have done in the meantime. To make sure all changes are kept, users have to reload the page to get the latest version from the server, then add their own edits.

The API can be downloaded as a Node.js project providing the foundation for writing the server endpoints. It is likely that Apigee will add the option to download the API as JAX-RS, Scalatra and Spring MVC projects in the future considering that the Swagger Editor supports these types. Also, client code will be made available for many languages including Java, C#, Objective-C, PHP, Python, etc.

API Studio is currently in beta, and Apigee asks for developers’ feedback to decide the future direction of the tool.

We need your feedback

How might we improve InfoQ for you

Thank you for being an InfoQ reader.

Each year, we seek feedback from our readers to help us improve InfoQ. Would you mind spending 2 minutes to share your feedback in our short survey? Your feedback will directly help us continually evolve how we support you.

Take the Survey

Rate this Article


Hello stranger!

You need to Register an InfoQ account or or login to post comments. But there's so much more behind being registered.

Get the most out of the InfoQ experience.

Allowed html: a,b,br,blockquote,i,li,pre,u,ul,p

Community comments

Allowed html: a,b,br,blockquote,i,li,pre,u,ul,p

Allowed html: a,b,br,blockquote,i,li,pre,u,ul,p


Is your profile up-to-date? Please take a moment to review and update.

Note: If updating/changing your email, a validation request will be sent

Company name:
Company role:
Company size:
You will be sent an email to validate the new email address. This pop-up will close itself in a few moments.