What are a few simple rules for providing a web API?
- Keep it clean and simple
- Stick to standards
- Make it about data
- Keep it working
- Design for updates
[Den ganzen Artikel lesen: Alex Bosworth’s Weblog: How To Provide A Web API]
In this post, I’ve categorized the Web platform into 6 infrastructure building blocks and I will briefly outline some of the products that define each one. The common thread is that each product mentioned has an API, which means it can be integrated as a part of other services.
[Den ganzen Artikel lesen: Web Platform Primer - what’s available via API?]
Siehe auch: ProgrammableWeb.com - Keeping you up to date with the latest on mashups and the new Web 2.0 APIs