API Design: How to Properly Build an Application Program Interface
When building application program interfaces (APIs), it's critical to remember that APIs are used by programmers, and therefore "API design is not just about structured software design, but also about human understanding,” said Peter Hendriks, IT architect at Netherlands-based Info Support.
So what else should you keep in mind while creating APIs? Find out in this expert Solution Spotlight, where you'll receive guidelines for building an API the right way to achieve functional integration and developer loyalty. Topics covered include:
- 3 ways to get on the right side of API building
- Common API design issues
- 5 factors of API usability
- And more