API Design Checklist: 6 Essential Steps for a Scalable API Strategy

Take your API design and development to the next level. Use this checklist to start establishing a design-first workflow with your API team.

      

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Utilize a Smarter Design-First Approach

Identify the goals, necessary resources, and existing services your API needs before coding begins to save your company countless hours and technical debt.

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Prioritize Documentation and Code Consistency

Rely on version control, prototyping, and mock servers to ensure that your API is high-quality and well-documented from the very beginning.

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Discover Stoplight-Curated Tools

Our checklist is paired with a list of collaborative tools that will help you quickly and effectively design clean, compliant APIs white cutting out unnecessary iterations.

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