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Wednesday, September 14 • 10:00am - 10:25am
10 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your API (And How We Learned The Hard Way)

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You’re designing an API and it’s gonna be great: fast, standards-based, and heralded by devs everywhere. But if it was that easy, every API would be world-class and integrations would be a snap. We at HelloSign know that’s not the case. Having released the first version of our API in 2011, we’ve had over 5 years to refine it into something developers seem to like. Learn from our successes and failures and avoid these 10 things when designing your API.

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Chris Paul

Engineering Manager, HelloSign
I'm a software engineer with 17 years of experience developing a wide variety of software from web apps to open-source SDKs to embedded systems for mobile devices. Right now, I manage the engineering team at HelloSign (www.hellosign.com), a Y Combinator start-up (YC11) that provides... Read More →

Wednesday September 14, 2016 10:00am - 10:25am PDT
API World: Stage 2