API360 Around the World

Get a holistic overview of API strategy, architecture, design and implementation best practices Every day, I’m reading more and more stories about how APIs are being used to disrupt industriesand change the way business is done around the globe. This certainly matches my experience of dealing directly with companies on a daily basis. But, as the API becomes ubiquitous, many of these…

API Design 203: The USE Paradigm

Prioritize usability, scalability and evolvability in API design To work effectively, a Web API must display a range of specific software qualities. In this lesson, we outline what we call the “USE Paradigm” – a principle of API design, which states that interface designers should prioritize three particularly important software qualities: usability, scalability and evolvability….