RESTful API design: resources and peace

Jan Ypma Tradeshift

When you run an online business, the most important interface to have is an open data API. By relying on standards and established technologies, you allow API integrators to use existing knowledge when connecting to your data. Furthermore, making your API resource-oriented (REST) rather than service-oriented increases learning speed and reduces the need for additional documentation.

At Tradeshift, they expose all their data through a REST API, which is automatically documented, and deployed twice a week together with their platform. In this presentation, Jan Ypma will present the practices and technologies that they use to keep their API peaceful and understandable with a
minimal time effort, while not having needed to deprecate a single API call for several years.

Smarter Tech Decisions Using APIs

Smarter Tech Decisions Using APIs

API blog

High impact blog posts and eBooks on API business models, and tech advice

API conferences

Connect with market leading platform creators at our events

API community

Join a helpful community of API practitioners

API Insights Straight to Your Inbox!

Can't make it to the event? Signup to the Nordic APIs newsletter for quality content. High impact blog posts on API business models and tech advice.

Join Our Thriving Community

Become a part of our global community of API practitioners and enthusiasts. Share your insights on the blog, speak at an event or exhibit at our conferences and create new business relationships with decision makers and top influencers responsible for API solutions.