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Swagger, WADL & API ‘Scriptions

 

Understand the Relative Merits of API Description Standards like Swagger & 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.

Swagger, WADL & API ‘Scriptions