API Design-First vs Code First

With API descriptions rising in popularity, the main question I hear folks asking about is "API Design-first" or "code-first". This is a bit of a misleading question because these are not two unique things, there are a few variants.

Phil Sturgeon
Apr 8, 2020
Keeping OpenAPI DRY and Portable

Bundling, dereferencing, and how to use them in Stoplight Studio and CLI workflows.

Phil Sturgeon
Mar 11, 2020
Open Source Mock Server Gets Smarter

Stoplight's Prism supports callbacks, proxies, and even more validations.

Vincenzo Chianese
Feb 4, 2020
Mocking Callbacks with OpenAPI and Prism

What are callback, why use them, and how to set them up using OpenAPI and Prism.

Karol Maciaszek
Dec 12, 2019
Automated Style Guides for REST, GraphQL and gRPC

Ask 100 developers where a semicolon should go, and you'll either get 100 answers, or a all-on-all fist fight. To save this from happening at work, most folks implement a style guide, which beyond helping with consistent style to avoid new developers getting shouted at for "doing it wrong".

Phil Sturgeon
Nov 7, 2019
Announcing Stoplight Studio, Our Next Gen API Designer

Written from scratch with the modern development workflow in mind. Now with OpenAPI v3 support, and options to use your own version control system.

Marc MacLeod
Aug 21, 2019
Prism v3 Adds OpenAPI 3.0 and Goes Open Source

Generate a mock API server without writing code

Vincenzo Chianese
Jul 16, 2019
More Flexible JSON Linting with Spectral 4.0

Ruleset improvements and more CLI focus provide a better experience

Taylor Barnett
Jul 11, 2019
RAML vs YAML for API Specifications

The similarities and differences of these two modeling languages

Adam DuVander
Mar 21, 2019
Open Banking, Regulation, and API Design

The State of Open Banking in 2019

Chris Wood
Feb 28, 2019