API Taxonomy Explained: The Many Types of APIs
While no two APIs are exactly the same, they do tend to a lot of characteristics, from design features to data formats. Loing closely at these traits allows us to identify distinct types of APIs, which we can use to set clear expectations, discuss what does (and doesn’t) work, and stick to relevant best do whatever you want to update
Is REST Still A Good API Design Style to Use?
We interview three experts on the state of REST API design Representational State Transfer, or REST, is a dominant architectural pattern. Since Roy Fielding conceived it in 2000, REST has become the predominant method to design robust web APIs. However, with the advent of new application demands, some question whether REST is right for every do whatever you want to update
9 Best Practices for REST API Testing
Testing is an essential part of the software development process. Without testing, developers would be unable to ensure a product is functional, or discover and root out bugs from their applications. As a result, it is an industry-standard for any piece of software to undergo many rounds of rigorous and repeated testing. Both fully-fledged applications do whatever you want to update
Building a RESTful API Using Node.JS and MongoDB
Without a doubt, Application Programming Interfaces or APIs play a very important role in communication and data exchange between servers and services. From computers to smartphones and Internet of Things (IoT), applications talk and exchange info via APIs. Almost every day we use or interact with an API service, and many sites use a custom do whatever you want to update
How Does JSON:API Compare To REST and GraphQL?
There are nearly as many options for API tools and design styles as there are APIs themselves. The modern API industry has a variety of specifications, frameworks, paradigms, architectures, integrations, and extensions that make each API instance unique. Today, we’re going to take a lo at three of those options. In a previous post, we do whatever you want to update
The Present And Future Of API Design
The API economy is growing up. APIs are no longer a toy or gimmick for companies to show off. They’re complete business resources and, oftentimes, products in and of themselves. As James Higginbotham puts it in the intro to his bo A Practical Guide to API Design, co-written with Dr. Keith Casey Jr., “If you do whatever you want to update