These days it may seem like just about every company on the web is
building its own development platform. Enticed by the success of
platforms like those offered by Apple, Facebook, Twitter and
Salesforce, more and more companies are deciding to give third party
developers the ability to make their products and services better.
Yet as we have seen time and time again, building and managing a
development platform can be very difficult. For that reason, companies
need to be prepared and strategic if they hope to build a successful
platform that can thrive long-term. Here are ten tips for doing just that.