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REST API Security Design

Implementing design-time security definitions using OpenAPI

Chris Wood
Chris Wood
July 3 2019

Don’t Waste Your Time Building Fake APIs in Code

Compare OpenAPI mock servers to writing Java, PHP, and C#

Kyle Lange
Kyle Lange
June 20 2019

A Simple API Design Walkthrough

How to prototype an API before you code

Adam DuVander
Adam DuVander
June 13 2019

Stoplight Named a Cool Vendor by Gartner

Stoplight, the leader in API Design Management solutions powering the next wave ...

Robert Wallach
Robert Wallach
May 16 2019

Reusing Definitions Across Methods in OpenAPI

Bring schemas into your API descriptions and don’t repeat yourself

Chris Wood
Chris Wood
May 8 2019

Build a Python REST API Server for Quick Mocking

Use Flask or Falcon to serve API requests

Adam DuVander
Adam DuVander
April 30 2019

CRUD API Design & CRUD API Recommendations

When and how it makes sense to create, read, update, and delete in your API

Lukas Rosenstock
Lukas Rosenstock
April 24 2019

JSON Generator for Mock API Data

Create random JSON and host it on a mock server

Adam DuVander
Adam DuVander
April 3 2019

Introducing Spectral

An open source, flexible JSON linter with out of the box support for the OpenAPI...

Taylor Barnett
Taylor Barnett
March 28 2019

RAML vs YAML Vs Swagger for API Specifications

The similarities and differences of these two modeling languages

Adam DuVander
Adam DuVander
March 21 2019
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