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

by Josh Johnson

Published May 10, 2014 in Programming

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