The 10 REST Commandments

Learn how to build amazing REST-based APIs that your customers will love with ten universally applicable and easy-to-follow rules.

The rules are:
1. Be Practical: Which content type to use when exchanging information in REST-based APIs?
2. Be Methodical: How to take advantage of all the HTTP methods that are at our disposal when designing our API?
3. Be Semantical: Learn about naming conventions and what their impact on modern-day REST-based APIs is
4. Be Secure: Learn about the basics of any secure API in 2023. and how to implement them quickly.
5. Be Consistent: Learn about consistency and what kind of an impact it has on the overall API quality and ease of use.
6. Be Organized: How to properly prepare and organize your API in a scalable way?
7. Be Graceful: How to properly handle errors and optimize your API for developers?
8. Be Smart: How do you build an API that helps rather than gets in the way?
9. Be Lean: How to ensure your responses are as optimized as possible?
10. Be Considerate: How do you understand your API’s impact on other teams in your organization?

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