REST and Hypermedia in 2019

Nobody out there thinks you should always use REST for every single API being built, nor should you ever use any one paradigm for everything, but a growing number of people misunderstand REST so badly they think they never need it.

As with most things, there is a whole bunch of nuance that the average developer doesn’t have time to consider when they’re trying to get their job done, but some of that busyness can come from solving problems that popped up because the wrong paradigm was being used in the first place.

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Phil Sturgeon

Phil Sturgeon

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Building API design tools @stoplightio , teaching at @apisyouwonthate, and cycling around Europe raising funding for reforestation and climate action.