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Discussion on: Good Bye Web APIs

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Ivan Pozderac

Personally I don't see it using it for my projects in the near future but this is really cool solution and approach is very interesting.

However I really disagree with this statement:

"But the worst thing is that building a web API generally forces you to degrade the quality of your codebase."

Not sure what you meant with that, but I had very sweet tiny and dry codebase on frontend that used gargantuan REST API. The architecture of API and frontend are important and you can make great apps with pretty slick codebases if you have great developers both on the backend and frontend or if you are fullstack with respectable skills on both ends.

I also written over engineered app that run smoothly like a swiss watch but was very small and applying MVVM was overkill.