Hypermedia Part 2: Couples Therapy for API Providers and Consumers

Ted Epstein
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Ted Epstein on Oct 09, 2015 05:11 PM

In Part 1, we talked about the hypermedia mosh pit that erupted when Roy Fielding leveled some blunt criticism at non-RESTful interfaces advertised under the banner of REST, and went on to list some principles of hypertext-driven API design.

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D-Factor: How Strong is your Data Contract?

Ted Epstein
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Ted Epstein on Nov 05, 2014 11:28 PM

Reprinted from original publication on http://blog.smartbear.com

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Hypermedia Part 1: What does it mean to be “hypertext-driven”?

Ted Epstein
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Ted Epstein on Oct 09, 2013 11:10 AM

A lot has been written about the Hypermedia Constraint, a.k.a. HATEOAS. I’ll avoid the acronym because… well, because it’s a horrible acronym. I’ll follow Roy Fielding’s example and call it the Hypermedia Constraint.

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