API Conference 2020
The Conference for Web APIs, API Design & Management
April 20 - 22, 2020 in The Hague, Netherlands

Call for a better Error Handling in APIs

Session
Until December 19
✓ Workshop Day for free ✓ Raspberry Pi or C64 Mini for free ✓ Save up to €584 Register now
Infos
Wednesday, October 16 2019
15:30 - 16:30
Room:
Salon 4

"API calls are either successful or they fail" – at least that’s the concept current web protocols are based upon. But in the real world, it isn’t always that simple. There are use cases where a 3rd party system returns something that can’t be defined as a clear error, but returning a http status code of 200 OK is also wrong. For those cases, every vendor has its own way of communicating to the client what has gone wrong in the backend. So depending on the microservice you want to integrate into your system, you will have to work with very different ideas of how errors are being communicated back to you. This is why we need to find a common way to communicate those edge cases.

All News & Updates of API Conference 2019:

Behind the Tracks

API Management

A detailed look at the development of APIs

API Development

Architecture of APIs and API systems

API Design & Documentation

From policies and identities to monitoring

API Platforms & Software as a Service

Web APIs for a larger audience & API platforms related to SaaS