Indonesia’s Public Application Programming Interface (API)

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Nur Aini Rakhmawati
Sayekti Harits Suryawan
Muhammad Ariful Furqon
Deny Hermansyah


Indonesia places the fifth position of the most internet users in the world. Consequently, data transaction through HTTP protocol saw an increase. An open API can facilitate Indonesia's users to access data and build application through HTTP protocol. In this paper, 38 open APIs were investigated and classified by using five criteria, namely technology, authentication, scope, source, and approval request.   In general, the open APIs in Indonesia employ RESTful as a web service and JSON format as data format. In term of authentication,  API key is a common method in most of open APIs.

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