Thursday, August 11, 2011

Facebook Wins “Worst API” in Developer Survey

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A survey of over 100 developers, previously posted here on Hacker News, aimed to determine which external APIs were the most difficult to integrate into developers’ projects. The winner…or rather, the loser? Facebook. Developers mentioned the Facebook API the most in terms having bugs, poor documentation, never-ending API changes, slow response times, and other headaches.
The Google APIs were in second place, and the Twitter APIs came in third.
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