Sketching APIs with Apiary Blueprint

A handy tool for generating API sketches is called the Apiary Blueprint Editor (https://apiary.io). It’s easy to use and supports creating a live online version of your sketches so that you can share them with others and even use tools like curl or coded API client apps to interact with your sketches. This ability to interact with your sketches makes it really easy to quickly test and experiment with your API implementation ideas before committing to writing lots of code.

Let’s walk through a sketching session using the Apiary editor to see how it can help you sketch your API ideas. We’ll look at the following:

  • Loading the editor and logging in
  • Creating a new Apiary project
  • Adding your first API sketch
  • Testing ...

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