Chris Dzombak

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API Design Reading List

API Design Reading List

A friend recently asked if I had any recommended reading on designing APIs in general. I found some time today to dig through my Pinboard, and these are the relevant links I found.

Many/most of them are language- or technology-specific, but I think it’s useful to read through all of them. You’ll come away with useful ideas that you can apply in any language or framework.

And two links on designing asynchronous APIs specifically:

As always, I welcome discussion and feedback; I’m @cdzombak on Twitter.