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Tech Talk Tuesday: Swagger, WADL & API ‘Scriptions

Understand the relative merits of API description standards like Swagger and WADL

Understand the relative merits of API description standards like Swagger and WADL

 

The API developer community resists formal, machine-interpretable API descriptions but, as API development matures, there are times when a ‘scription is needed. For example, you need one to drive API test tools like the explorer in Layer 7’s API Portal.

In this interactive town-hall event, originally broadcast live on the Layer 7 Technologies Facebook page as part of the Tech Talk Tuesday series, Layer 7 CTO Scott Morrison discusses the prospects for and relative merits of API description standards like Swagger and WADL.