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Amana Samsudeen
17 April, 2024 • 09 mins
Designing RESTful APIs for Microservices Architecture explores best practices and integration patterns for efficient communication in microservices environments. It covers the best practices of RESTful API design, design patterns like API Gateway and event-driven architecture, saga patterns, and its benefits. The blog post emphasizes seamless integration to maximize microservices' benefits.

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Handling Partial Updates in RESTful APIs: Strategies for supporting partial updates of RESTful API resources while maintaining data integrity
RESTful APIs have become the backbone of modern web development, enabling seamless communication between client applications and server resources. One common challenge developers face is how to handle partial updates efficiently while ensuring data integrity. In this blog, we will explore strategies for supporting partial updates in RESTful APIs, allowing developers to optimize resource modifications without compromising data consistency.
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Hypermedia in RESTful APIs: Exploring the Concept and Its Benefits in API Design
Representational State Transfer (REST) has become the dominant architectural style for designing networked applications and web services. RESTful Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) have gained popularity due to their simplicity and scalability. We will delve into the world of hypermedia in RESTful APIs, exploring what it is, why it matters, and how it can benefit your API design.
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Xapi API Hub beta Unleashed: Elevating Your API Search Experience
Hey, Xapi enthusiasts! We've got some thrilling news to share with you. Brace yourselves as we proudly unveil our latest innovation—the Xapi API Hub. This dynamic addition is set to redefine the way you approach API development and integration. Let's dive in and explore the game-changing features that make the Xapi API Hub a must-have for developers and stakeholders.
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API Versioning Approaches for Long-Term Stability
Exploring different versioning approaches to ensure long-term stability and backward compatibility of REST APIs.
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Handling File Uploads in RESTful APIs: Best practices for supporting file uploads and managing file resources in REST API design
The world of RESTful APIs thrives on data, and sometimes, that data comes in the form of hefty files. From humble images to complex datasets, file uploads offer immense potential but also present unique challenges. This blog serves as your comprehensive guide to navigating the intricate dance of file uploads within your RESTful APIs. Learn to validate, store, and process files like a pro, ensuring your APIs sing with efficiency and security.
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A Guide to Advancing Your API Program Maturity
This guide explores the strategic enhancement of API program maturity in organizations. The article introduces six maturity levels, emphasizing the importance of aligning API initiatives with overall business goals. It outlines a structured process for identifying and advancing API maturity, addresses common oversight reasons, and suggests strategic approaches, including the adoption of an 'API-first' design. The role of Xapi, an API design platform, in facilitating this approach is highlighted. Overall, the article provides concise insights and practical strategies for optimizing API programs.
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Designing RESTful APIs for Mobile Applications: Considerations and Best Practices
Developing RESTful APIs for mobile apps demands optimization for limited bandwidth and efficient handling of network fluctuations. Best practices involve adhering to REST principles, prioritizing simplicity, and implementing robust security measures.
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Request and Response Data Formats for REST APIs
Choosing Between JSON and XML: Decoding the Critical Role of Data Formats in RESTful APIs for Seamless Computer Communication.
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Optimizing UX for REST APIs
In the ever-evolving world of web development, User Experience (UX) goes beyond the front-end. The interaction between clients and servers is vital, and this blog delves into the world of UX for REST APIs. It explores key aspects that can enhance performance and satisfaction for developers and end-users.
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