November 04, 2021
Designing REST Web APIs in practice has many challenges. However, our decisions can improve our Web APIs usability, extensibility, performance, etc. So let's see how Caching, HATEOAS, Media Types, and consistent and meaningful use of HTTP status codes can help us.
October 04, 2021
In computer science, naming things is hard! When designing and naming the URLs structure, various questions and possible conflicts between the team members may arise. Let's see some practical suggestions for consistently naming our REST endpoints and representing the filtering, sorting, and pagination operations as URL query string parameters.
September 04, 2021
An API can provide flexibility in our source code, product, and teams. Let's see which key points we should consider when designing an API and how the REST constraints (principles) guide us to create a RESTful or REST-Based Web API.
August 04, 2021
.NET Nakama became one year old. In this anniversary article, I share my experiences as a blogger (so far) and what helped me when starting this blog. So, if you are waiting for a sign to start your own blog, this is it 🙂.
July 04, 2021
Building a fault-tolerant Web API for distributed systems is challenging because of several distribution pitfalls (process failures, communication failures, etc.). However, Idempotence in Web APIs ensures that the API works correctly even when consumers send the same request multiple times. Are you interested? Read about the IdempotentAPI open-source .NET project and NuGet library.