API Discovery is the process of finding the right API that meets your needs. What is the best way to automate it? Machine-readable definitions let your software discover which APIs to use. One such definition format is APIs.json. It lets you group several APIs together and point to other machine-readable documents. Each of those documents defines things such as pricing, license agreements, and provisioning options.
Do you want to know more how machine-readable formats help with different types of automation? Check out this presentation about How to Automate API Discovery.