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2011-06-05

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of REST APIs

George Reese at O'Reilly Community – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of REST APIs:

"The data in your API calls should not look like highly normalized representations of database tables. They should represent a model of the data in a way that makes sense to API consumers. When you map APIs to your data/object model, you often end up with a chatty API."

Sun, 05 Jun 2011 20:33:44 +0000