GOTO 2020 • Unlock the Secrets of Great, Lasting APIs • Mike Amundsen & Casey Rosenthal

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This interview was recorded for the GOTO Book Club. #GOTOcon #GOTOBookClub

Mike Amundsen - Author of "Design and Build Great Web APIs"
Casey Rosenthal - Author of "Chaos Engineering"

Have you been tasked with creating web APIs for your organization?
Mike Amundsen, author of the book "Design and Build Great Web APIs", goes through some of the secrets of building great APIs and what the best process and tools are for doing that with Casey Rosenthal.

00:00 Series intro
00:50 Episode intro
01:33 Does this book apply to web developers only?
02:26 Who's the target audience?
06:46 How to handle friction within teams & iterations
09:46 Did you struggle with technical choices?
13:57 Helping your clients
16:27 Sketching
18:58 Reversibility's role in building an API
22:24 Versioning APIs gone bad
25:18 API security
29:55 Outro

Read the full transcription of the interview here:

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