Restful API Design

Restful API Design

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Looking for best practices in RESTful APIs? This book is for you! Why? Because this book is packed with best practices on many technical aspects of RESTful API Design, such as the correct use of resources, URIs, representations, content types, data formats, parameters, HTTP status codes and HTTP methods. You want to design and develop APIs like a Pro? Use API description languages to both design APIs and develop APIs efficiently. The book introduces the two most common API description languages RAML and OpenAPI/Swagger. Your APIs connect to legacy systems? The book shows best practices for connecting APIs to existing backend systems. You expect lots of traffic on your API? The book shows you how to achieve high security, performance, availability and smooth evolution and versioning. Your company cares about its customers? Learn a customer-centric design and development approach for APIs, so you can design APIs as digital products. The API-University Series is a modular series of books on API-related topics. Each book focuses on a particular API topic, so you can select the topics within APIs, which are relevant for you. Keywords: RESTful, REST, API Design, API, API Description Languages, RAML, OpenAPI/Swaggershow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 290 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15mm | 395g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514735164
  • 9781514735169
  • 1,557,136

About Matthias Biehl

Matthias has provided expertise to international and national companies on software architecture, software development processes and software integration. At some point he got a PhD. Nowadays, Matthias uses his background in software engineering to help companies to realize their digital transformation agenda and to bring innovative software solutions to the market. He also loves sharing his knowledge in the classroom, at workshops and in his books. Matthias is an instructor at the API-University, publishes a blog on APIs, is author of several books on APIs and regularly speaks at technology conferences.show more