Fake It ‘Til You Make It: Staying Productive when Working with Web Services

Fake It ‘Til You Make It: Staying Productive when Working with Web Services

Most apps we build are backed by some form of API. When these APIs are pre-existing or bug free, great! What happens when another team is building the API while you are building the app? How can you build a view with data that doesn’t actually exist? We will review some options for staying productive when working with external teams by exploring:

* Best practices for API development with external teams
* Options for testing nonexistent APIs
* Foundation’s URL Loading System to fake API requests that are in development

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Josh Johnson

May 10, 2014
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