From The Design of Web APIs by Arnaud Lauret
Why should we care about the design of an API? It’s quite simple. What do you do when you use an everyday thing, whether it’s a microwave oven, a web site, a mobile application, a TV remote or an ATM? You use its interface.
From Isomorphic Web Applications by Elyse Kolker Gordon
This article, excerpted from chapter 4 of Isomorphic Web Applications: Universal Development with React