Chapter 7.  Random Recommendations Web Service

The concept behind the project that we will build in this chapter is a simple one: we want users to be able to generate random recommendations for things to do in specific geographical locations based on a predefined set of journey types that we will expose through the API. We will give our project the codename Meander.

Often on projects in the real world, you are not responsible for the full stack; somebody else builds the website, a different person might write the iOS app, and maybe an outsourced company builds the desktop version. On more successful API projects, you might not even know who the consumers of your API are, especially if it's a public API.

In this chapter, we will simulate this reality ...

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