The Great API Redesign (APIStrat 2017)

November 01, 2017 18:02

Redesigning a public web service API is a major undertaking: 3 years, thousands of hours of work, new clients, new documentation, a series of releases... This is the story of the DNSimple API v2, a project that started with a single, innocuous GitHub pull request with the title "Proposal for versioned API" in December 2013, and which came to a successful general availability launch at the end of 2016. Simone will explain some of the decisions that the team took over the last 3 years that shaped the development of the API as well as challenges the team faced, and provide you with tips and techniques that may help you in your next major API project. Finally, the important question: what’s next?

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Simone Carletti

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