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How to build a terrible API

Hi everyone As you may know, throughout my career I’ve ended up doing a lot of integration development. Middleware, APIs, all that kind of stuff. So I thought I would write a quick list of the things you should definitely do to make your API really terrible for other developers to use, so that they put their heads through their desks trying to integrate with it. Judging from some of the APIs I’ve had the misfortune of integrating with, I thought this was worth writing, for anyone who is building an API. Obviously this post is humorous or satirical, if…

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