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Consistent API URLs with OpenAPI and Style Guides

Having consistent URLs is the best design decision to build a good developer exp...

Nauman Ali
Nauman Ali
May 31 2022

Governance for Asynchronous APIs: Announcing AsyncAPI & Spectral – Together!

The collaboration between Stoplight’s open-source linting tool, Spectral, and As...

Jakub Rożek
Jakub Rożek
May 25 2022

Style Guides Rulebook Series: Automating API Design Guidelines

It is essential to keep the design of an API consistent — to make it a predictab...

Nauman Ali
Nauman Ali
May 24 2022

Enable Strong Business Partnerships Through APIs

Partner APIs are essential for combining the business value of processes and dat...

Anna Daugherty
Anna Daugherty
May 17 2022

Better Control Over URLs in Your API Documentation

Stable IDs refer to published API, model, and article URLs. Come learn about our...

Anna Daugherty
Anna Daugherty
May 16 2022

Plan Your API Auth Strategy With Careful Questions (Auth Part 2)

We kicked off a series on API authentication and authorization. Let's look more ...

Julia Seidman
Julia Seidman
May 12 2022

Improve Design, Development, and Delivery with a Proof of Concept

Here's some advice on how to determine when you need a Proof of Concept, what to...

Billie Hilton
Billie Hilton
May 11 2022

Introducing Style Guide Projects

We’re working to make consistency and governance easier with our roll-out of the...

Anna Daugherty
Anna Daugherty
May 9 2022

Ensure API Excellence with Free Data Validation Tools (like Prism!)

We’re highlighting free tools that can help you validate requests against an Ope...

Janet Wagner
Janet Wagner
April 26 2022

Recent Release Roundup - Spring 2022

Recently, our focus has been on improving platform performance and delivering a ...

Anna Daugherty
Anna Daugherty
April 22 2022
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