API Digest #28: About Mistakes and Vulnerabilities
Just as humans, APIs are no perfect. But they can be made good. This API digest reviews materials that will teach you how to avoid mistakes and minimize risks to ensure your API is at least up to par.
Jennifer Riggins continues writing for ProgrammableWeb. This time, she explains why API providers should dog food their own APIs and underpins her writing with a presentation and a video talk on the topic.
A good API product is more than “something that checks all the functional boxes to be called an API”. Matthew Reinbold believes it should have a soul. Inspired by a Pulitzer Prize winning book by Tracy Kidder, he has written a remarkable piece you can find here.
Sorry to have missed REST Fest 2015? Enjoy some of the lectures held at the event by going to this link. And do not forget to come back to see if any new videos are there. If eager to go on an API conference or a meetup, find a list of events on webapi.events.
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