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The one about HTTP Request Methods and the RESTful API

What HTTP Methods should I use for what API methods? A quesion which, until I began working on a RESTful API, I’d never needed to ask. I’ve been writing an ACL service which required an API. I thought “I don’t know how to write a RESTful API, this is a[…]

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Making sure your API doesn’t suck

I’ve recently had the displeasure of working with an API published by one of our service providers. I won’t name names as it’d be a little embarassing, but we provision a lot of something from then and then those somethings are used and the provider records their use. The API[…]

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