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Re: API design sanity-testing and public-script-coord...

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2013 20:52:43 +0100
To: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Cc: W3C TAG <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <4D4C124C848D4A2E8067FD19C1A130E3@marcosc.com>



On Friday, April 26, 2013 at 10:40 AM, Charles McCathie Nevile wrote:

> Hi folks,
> 
> on the public-script-coord list there has been a discussion about better 
> early review of APIs, and one of the upshots was a request that when a 
> group starts a new API, they send a pointer to that list. Ideally this 
> will enable review of the basic design patterns by more people who are 
> good at developing "javascript-style APIs", which would be helpful.
> 
> Web Apps will do this,
So will SysApp. 
> and I would strongly encourage other groups to do 
> it too. Having consistent design across all the APIs we offer developers 
> will help them to learn new ones easily and correctly, as well as make 
> sure that people who are writing third-party documentation don't get 
> caught out by unexpected differences.
> 
> There is also a draft of a "design API cookbook" somewhere (Robin is cc'ed 
> to add a link ;) ) that could use some loving, to make it a useful 
> resource.

http://scriptlib-cg.github.io/api-design-cookbook/
 
Kind regards,
Marcos 
Received on Friday, 26 April 2013 19:53:13 UTC

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