A few months ago, I began building a cross-platform application. I built applications before; most were just some ad-hoc endpoints and server-rendered web applications. I heard about REST, saw some great tooling, and read blogs and books like Restful Web APIs. I thought I was golden.
A nice REST architecture would keep me sane. A browser navigable API provides an excellent starting point for client app developers… or so I believed. “Sure, this is just SQL for URLs but everyone knows relational databases. Now we can start making a beautiful data-driven application!”
This could not have been more untrue. One…
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