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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 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

API Development Demystified

In this post, we’ll look at the benefits of a forward-thinking API approach and ...

Adam DuVander
Adam DuVander
January 27 2020

Mocking Callbacks with OpenAPI and Prism

What are callback, why use them, and how to set them up using OpenAPI and Prism.

Karol Maciaszek
Karol Maciaszek
December 12 2019

Sample Web & REST API Documentation Template Examples

Streamlining The API Documentation Process

Adam DuVander
Adam DuVander
November 22 2019
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