Saw this interesting tweet a few days ago. I think it beautifully distills how software development is changing. Both the content and the origin of the retweet tells a story about were the world is heading.
API’s and cloud platforms have been around for a while, but it has taken time for the potential to catch on more widely among business managers outside tech.
The high quality and easy-to-use API’s now available with most modern solutions gives unprecedented possibility of tying information and processes together with ease. In turn, this creates a possibility to easily build meaningful applications that run on top of a cloud platform. The constantly increasing possibilites in Microsoft Power Apps is an obvious example. New connectors are made available frequently and in addition you can create your own custom connection to a REST API.
Read more? Microsoft’s documentation on the Custom API solution is found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/developer/data-platform/custom-api