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A collection of best practices and design standards for web and internal APIs
In API Design Patterns, you will learn:
Guiding principles for API patternsFundamentals of resource layout and namingHandling data types for any programming languageStandard methods that ensure predictabilityField masks for targeted partial updatesAuthentication and validation methods for secure APIsCollective operations for moving, managing, and deleting dataAdvanced patterns for special interactions and data transformations
API Design Patterns reveals best practices for building stable, user-friendly APIs. These design patterns can be applied to solve common API problems and flexibly altered to fit your specific needs. Hands-on examples and relevant use-cases illustrate patterns for API fundamentals, advanced functionalities, and even uncommon scenarios.
About the technology
APIs are contracts that define how applications, services, and components communicate. API design patterns provide a shared set of best practices, specifications, and standards that ensure APIs are reliable and simple for other developers to use. This book collects and explains the most important patterns from both the API design community and the experts at Google.
About the book
API Design Patterns lays out a set of design principles for building internal and public-facing APIs. Google API expert JJ Geewax presents patterns that ensure your APIs are consistent, scalable, and flexible. You’ll improve the design of the most common APIs, plus discover techniques for tricky edge cases. Relevant examples and detailed scenarios make every pattern clear and easy to understand.
About the audience
For developers building web and internal APIs in any language.
About the author
JJ Geewax is a software engineer at Google, focusing on Google Cloud Platform, API design, and real-time payment systems. He is also the author of Manning’s Google Cloud Platform in Action.
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