Florent Jaby posts

Archi & Techno

API designs for low-connectivity

When designing Web APIs, we are -sometimes without our knowledge- effectively designing distributed systems. Think about it and count all the actors you can find in your typical web application (API-first of course): browsers, phones, watches, a set of databases, scalable web servers, workers, etc. That’s excluding other applications with which you most probably want to integrate. However some of these actors exist beyond a notoriously bad layer of network: phones. You may find that mobile connectivity has improved on your iPhone but it’s still…

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