Improve speed, quality, AND cost by automating your API delivery process!
Automating API Delivery shows you how to strike the perfect balance between speed and usability by applying DevOps automation principles to your API design and delivery process. In this practical book, you’ll learn how to maximize developer productivity, improve time-to-market, and clear mile-long support backlogs.
In Automating API Delivery you’ll learn how to:
Enforce API design standards with linting
Automate breaking-change checks to control design creep
Ensure accuracy of API reference documents
Centralize API definition consistency checks
Automate API configuration deployment
Conduct effective API design reviews
about the technology
You want your APIs to be consistent, secure, easy to use, and well documented. You also want them to scale and be delivered fast. The APIOps approach accelerates API delivery using a CI/CD pipeline and automates manual governance and compliance checks. You’ll soon be seeing faster, high-quality API delivery and deployment that steps up innovation and increases consistency.
about the book
Automating API Delivery offers practical guidance for making an APIOps transformation, including process improvement methods that give you important quick wins. You’ll discover API automation tools that speed up and streamline every stage of the development lifecycle. You’ll learn how to set up and run Spectral for API governance, check for breaking changes with oasdiff, run API checks in a CI/CD pipeline with GitHub Actions, and generate server and client code using OpenAPI Generator. Plus, you’ll learn how to ensure your documentation is always accurate with handy API conformance tests using Schemathesis and Portman.
about the reader
For API product owners, product managers, and developers looking to improve speed and quality. Experience building RESTful APIs required.
about the author
Ikenna Nwaiwu is the APIOps lead at 10x Banking. He started his career as a software engineer at ThoughtWorks and has worked at several companies, including UBS and Bank of America. He holds a BEng from the Federal University of Technology Owerri, an MSc in Software Systems Technology from the University of Sheffield, and an MBA from the Warwick Business School.