Posts Tagged: Good API

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 single use case. Read more

From API Craftsmanship to API Landscaping

It’s the 21st century, and APIs are only becoming more prevalent. Not only are they springing up in a growing number of organizations, but they’re also being built in numbers: dozens, hundreds, and thousands.

So how can you build large-scale API ecosystems with more confidence, in a truly systematic way? Read more

Review of Supermodel

Perhaps one of the most important elements of any implementation leveraging data is the actual modeling of the data itself. Data is only useful when it’s understood and contextualized – when it’s ultimately either shared or made into information. Failing to actually model this data in an understandable way is damaging, and can seriously hamper any effort to develop a product. Read more