Developing software in the Real World

A rant about error handlingPresented at REST Fest UK, July 2016

Most APIs are usable when everything works, yet it’s when something goes wrong that an API’s true colours show through. In this talk, I will discuss what I consider to be the minimum viable error response for a competent API, through the lens of a real-world example of possibly the worst I have ever seen…

(Lightning talk)