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Just a Simple API: List of APIs with Fun Data for Quick Mock-ups

Todos, Entertainment, and APIs That Are Out of This World (Literally)

Luke Russell
Luke Russell
July 8 2020

Rethinking API Design at Scale with the Stoplight Platform

The API-design vision for the Stoplight Platform ecosystem - you own your data, ...

Marc MacLeod
Marc MacLeod
June 25 2020

How to Create an API in Three Steps

Design, verify, and code your way to a robust API

Luke Russell
Luke Russell
May 11 2020

API Design-First vs Code First

With API descriptions rising in popularity, the main question I hear folks askin...

Phil Sturgeon
Phil Sturgeon
April 8 2020

API Keys: API Authentication Methods & Examples

When and Where to Use API Keys

Maggie Summers
Maggie Summers
March 25 2020

Keeping OpenAPI DRY and Portable

Bundling, dereferencing, and how to use them in Stoplight Studio and CLI workflo...

Phil Sturgeon
Phil Sturgeon
March 11 2020

API Design Patterns for REST

Best Practices for Designing and Developing RESTful APIs

Adam DuVander
Adam DuVander
February 25 2020

API Experts Share How They Organize Thousands of APIs

We asked four API experts how they approach API governance, internal discovery, ...

Adam DuVander
Adam DuVander
February 20 2020

Companies Supporting Open-Source

A look at the ways companies use and support open-source projects.

Phil Sturgeon
Phil Sturgeon
February 11 2020

Open Source Mock Server Gets Smarter

Stoplight's Prism supports callbacks, proxies, and even more validations.

Vincenzo Chianese
Vincenzo Chianese
February 4 2020
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