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Re: APIs to work with data on the web

From: Bernadette Farias Lóscio <bfl@cin.ufpe.br>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:06:53 -0300
Message-ID: <CANx1Pzx=KAb2-YSFQOwJM+pcFGu=Hz881PDEmkFQL9ZLydj2FQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Newton Calegari <newton@nic.br>
Cc: "public-dwbp-wg@w3.org" <public-dwbp-wg@w3.org>
Hi Newton,

Thanks for sharing the links!

best regards,

2014-03-13 14:03 GMT-03:00 Newton Calegari <newton@nic.br>:

> Hi all,
> Last week, Yaso and I were talking about APIs and how they are important
> in all aspects of data on the web. APIs are one of the simplest ways to
> access and to distribute data across the web, and we think that is an
> important subject to be discussed on the WG.
>  To talk about APIs, we obviously need to discuss about URI and
> descriptors. Carrasco written the first document [1<http://www.w3.org/2013/dwbp/wiki/Data_on_the_Web_URI_Best_Practices>]
> about it, besides there are a few messages discussing it.
>  Moreover, I want to share some links I consider relevant and useful to
> discuss about this topic.
> Joshua Bloch, a software engineer and former *Googler*, published an
> article on InfoQ [2<http://www.infoq.com/articles/API-Design-Joshua-Bloch?utm_source=buffer&utm_campaign=Buffer&utm_content=buffer36801&utm_medium=twitter#.UvbdCPy0BT0.delicious>]
> site and made a presentation called "How to Design a Good API & Why it
> Matters" [3 <http://www.infoq.com/presentations/effective-api-design>]
> (other Jushua's presentation about the same subject, but the video is
> hosted on YouTube [4 <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAb7hSCtvGw>]).
> These links are very interesting and I recommend to all of you, even who is
> already expert in API design.
> [1] Data on the Web URI Best Practices:
> http://www.w3.org/2013/dwbp/wiki/Data_on_the_Web_URI_Best_Practices
> [2] Joshua Bloch: Bumper-Sticker API Design:
> http://www.infoq.com/articles/API-Design-Joshua-Bloch?utm_source=buffer&utm_campaign=Buffer&utm_content=buffer36801&utm_medium=twitter#.UvbdCPy0BT0.delicious
> [3] How to Design a Good API & Why it Matters:
> http://www.infoq.com/presentations/effective-api-design
> [4] How to Design a Good API & Why it Matters (YouTube version):
> https://www.youtube..com/watch?v=aAb7hSCtvGw<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAb7hSCtvGw>
> Best Regards,
> Newton

Bernadette Farias Lóscio
Centro de Informática
Universidade Federal de Pernambuco - UFPE, Brazil
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