The API industry thrives on the health of its users and developers. Accordingly, developer experience is an extremely important part of the development process. According to Stack Overflow, of the 50 million developer respondents, 21 million were considered professional developers — 42% of all respondents. Read more
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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
Slack is a messaging app that has exploded in popularity among all sorts of teams. One of the things that makes Slack so compelling is that it integrates well with all kinds of other applications and services — a perfect fit within API space. Read more
Documentation will set you free. Whether your API is for internal, private use, or for extensive public interaction, proper documentation can make or break an API. It’s not just a tool for developers, either — proper API documentation can drive API adoption more than any other tool within the API provider’s grasp. Read more
In our previous piece, we discussed the strengths of the Java Language within the Spark framework, highlighting the ways Java Spark increases simplicity, encourages good design, and allows for ease of development.