APIs for Humans

Typical API consumption model: API > Developer > Application > End User. Yet most APIs are built with only one audience in mind: the developers consuming them. But the needs of an application's users can be very different from how an API is exposed. In this talk, we will discuss some API design patterns that make it easier for developers to build the kind of experiences the users of their apps demand.

  • Co-founder Runscope, formerly at IFTTT and Twilio. Creator of, and RestSharp. Co-host of podcast.