Principles of Web API Design • James Higginbotham & Mike Amundsen • GOTO 2022



Published
This interview was recorded for the GOTO Book Club. #GOTOcon #GOTObookclub
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James Higginbotham - Author of "Principles of Web API Design" and Executive API Consultant at LaunchAny
Mike Amundsen - Author of "Design and Build Great Web APIs" and (Co-)Author of Many More Books; @Mike Amundsen

DESCRIPTION
James Higginbotham, author of “Principles of Web API Design”, outlines the key points of creating and using APIs in today’s world. In the conversation with Mike Amundsen, author of “RESTful Patterns and Best Practices for API's Cookbook” you discover the principles of James’ ADDR process and how job stories and event storming contribute to a successful API launch. Furthermore, they touch upon key terms such as minimum viable portal and why API boundaries are so hot at the moment.

The interview is based on James's book "Principles of Web API Design":
https://www.informit.com/store/principles-of-web-api-design-delivering-value-with-9780137355631

TIMECODES
00:00 Intro
01:03 Why a book on WebAPI and Microservices?
05:46 ADDR process
08:38 What are job stories and why do they matter?
13:27 Event storming
21:08 Differences between versions and revisions
26:36 API Boundaries
36:42 Differences between modeling & designing an API
41:23 Minimum Viable Portal (MVP)
45:09 API journey: This is just the beginning
46:34 Outro

Read the full transcription of the interview here:
https://gotopia.tech/bookclub/episodes/principles-of-web-api-design-delivering-value-with-apis-and-microservices

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
James Higginbotham • Principles of Web API Design • https://www.informit.com/store/principles-of-web-api-design-delivering-value-with-9780137355631
Mike Amundsen • Design and Build Great Web APIs • https://bookshop.org/a/9452/9781680506808
Mike Amundsen • RESTful Web Clients • https://bookshop.org/a/9452/9781491921906
Ronnie Mitra & Irakli Nadareishvili • Microservices: Up and Running • https://bookshop.org/a/9452/9781492075455
Ronnie Mitra, Irakli Nadareishvili, Matt McLarty & Mike Amundsen • Microservice Architecture • https://amzn.to/3fVNAb0
Ronnie Mitra, Mehdi Medjaoui, Erik Wilde & Mike Amundsen • Continuous API Management • https://bookshop.org/a/9452/9781098103521
Ronnie Mitra & many more • DataPower SOA Appliance Administration, Deployment, and Best Practices • https://amzn.to/3t2jhD9

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