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Swagger and OpenAPI

Swagger is a framework to enable arbitrary implementations of the OpenAPI specification. Why? In all of the projects I’ve worked on (personal and professional), one of the more consistent problems is documentation of API endpoints, as well as agreement upon REST interaction schema between microservices. It wasn’t until a few years into my software development career that I became aware of Swagger. Swagger lets you: auto-generate interactive documentation for your REST API auto-generate a client to consume your defined REST API in many programming languages/frameworks auto-generate a server to host your defined REST API in many programming languages/frameworks For the bright software developer that wishes to move fast but still produce quality software, Swagger is an optimal choice for delivering results....

April 17, 2020 · 8 min · Charles M. Knox