Principles of Web API Design • James Higginbotham & Mike Amundsen
Play • 50 min

This interview was recorded for the GOTO Book Club.

Read the full transcription of the interview here

James Higginbotham - Author of "Principles of Web API Design" and Executive API Consultant at LaunchAny
Mike Amundsen - Author of "Design and Build Great Web APIs" and (Co-)Author of Many More Books

James Higginbotham, author of “Principles of Web API Design”, outlines the key points of creating and using APIs in today’s world. In the conversation with Mike Amundsen, author of “RESTful Patterns and Best Practices for API's Cookbook” you discover the principles of James’ ADDR process and how job stories and event storming contribute to a successful API launch. Furthermore, they touch upon key terms such as minimum viable portal and why API boundaries are so hot at the moment.
The interview is based on James's book "Principles of Web API Design".

James Higginbotham • Principles of Web API Design
Mike Amundsen • Design and Build Great Web APIs
Mike Amundsen • RESTful Web Clients
Ronnie Mitra & Irakli Nadareishvili • Microservices: Up and Running
Ronnie Mitra, Irakli Nadareishvili, Matt McLarty & Mike Amundsen • Microservice Architecture
Ronnie Mitra, Mehdi Medjaoui, Erik Wilde & Mike Amundsen • Continuous API Management
Ronnie Mitra & many more • DataPower SOA Appliance Administration, Deployment, and Best Practices


Looking for a unique learning experience?
Attend the next GOTO conference near you! Get your ticket at

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL - new videos posted almost daily.

Dev Interrupted
What the smartest minds in engineering are thinking about, working on and investing in.

Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify

Tiny Matters
A science podcast about the little things that make the big things—good and bad—possible.

Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify

More episodes
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu