Your API Consumers Aren’t Who You Think They Are

Traditionally, you’d expect most inquiries about APIs to be very technical: How can I upload bulk attachments with multipart POST bodies? Increasingly, questions are becoming more like amateur Stack Overflow questions: How do I hook the Microsoft Access into the REST?

The users behind such questions aren’t tech-illiterate, they simply have no idea how to code and aren’t familiar with the lingo. They don’t really know where to start, but they want to know about your API.

This is awesome.

Contains a few practical tips on how to lower the barrier to consuming your API.

Your API Consumers Aren’t Who You Think They Are →

(via Johan)

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