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The rise of well designed API

The RAML (RESTful API Modeling Language) is a language to design and document software API; it is open, vendor-neutral, based on YAML 1.2 and JSON. When describe a RAML file:

  • it’s important to create RAML file with “.raml” extension
  • indentation is fundamental (use 4-spaces or tab as in yaml)
  • split resources among more RAML files to improve code-readability and re-use.

Each RAML file should have a specific and appropriate header as below

#%RAML 1.0 
title: Foo REST Services API using Data types
version: v1
protocols: [ HTTPS ]
baseUri: http://alessiogrumiro.com/{version}
mediaType: application/json

Details:

  • title: describe the API’s title, use this to add a description of your…

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