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In ye olden days you needed to write API descriptions by hand, in text, with a keyboard, which took FOREVER.

These days there are awesome GUI Editors, and an interesting new generation of OpenAPI-aware frameworks are appearing, like annotations but good. dev.to/philsturgeon/t…
This cover image, which has been cropped funny and wont be removed, is a visual depiction of how useful Annotation/Comment-based tools usually are.

I got a mention in @libel_vox's awesome tinyletter.com/NetAPINotes/ for this.

tl:dr; Do not confuse proximity with accuracy
The only disagreements I've had with this article were "Um, well achtually, you don't have to write it ALL by hand, you can copy and paste some stuff to speed you up!"

Ooof. I mean, you CAN, but using $ref to split things up is way more useful. stoplight.io/blog/keeping-o…
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All of you #recruiting #fullstack developers, or calling yourselves #fullstack #software #developers, this is the stack. I call #shenanigans.
#UI & #UX
#Accessibility
#Internationalization
#GraphicDesign
#Javascript
WAF and client-side #security
Client-facing #performancetesting
Caching & #CDN
#APIDesign
Identity management
#Microservices
#Database access patterns
#ContinuousIntegration
Build servers (#Jenkins)
Source code management
Deployment methodologies
#ConfigurationManagement
#InfrastructureAsCode
Infrastructure Security
#TDD
Concurrent programming
Backend performance testing
#Monitoring
Alerting
Storage subsystems
Messaging subsytems
#Networking
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