Drawbacks of a custom API

A downside of building your own custom API is the fact that figuring out a perfect API strategy that will be really functional is hard at times, and here we will try and see what the disadvantages of building your own REST API would be. RESTful approaches in development are pretty hard given the fact that a client-side and server-side interaction is required and that a single set of requirements is required for both sides, including testing and actually building the client-side and server-side parts. There's also the fact that given the plentitude of available, modern technologies, it's pretty tiresome to create an ideal development cycle and process. Interface negotiation would have to happen between both parties, and ...

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