The internet is bar none the most effective and amazing tool for connecting people. What it’s historically not, however, is an effective and amazing tool for connecting people with systems. While networks form and information is shared, the underlying systems have historically been hidden underneath complex code and abstraction. Read more
Posts Tagged: simplicity
The products that excite us today are simple.
Take Apple’s sleek product designs, the negative space of the Google search page, or the single function apps we use on a daily basis.
The idea of erasing clutter permeates into the discussion surrounding APIs or application programming interfaces as well. Read more
In the world of APIs, the way we design and implement code is of paramount importance. Starting development without a proper architectural design perspective, approach, or consideration could lead to unneeded redundancy, complexity, and purposeless constraints. By implementing one of several common design architectures, however, we can guide our API style in a more cohesive direction, decreasing development time, increasing developer efficiency, and creating a streamlined API life cycle. Read more