Joshua Bloch on API design

July 17, 2007 at 8:46 pm Leave a comment

I just found a great video titled How to Design a Good API and Why it Matters on Google videos by Joshua Block. While many of the examples are taken from APIs in the Java libraries, the principles are applicable to interface design in any application.

Joshua has written a number of well known programming books and was formerly a Distinguished Engineer at Sun and is now a Principle Engineer at Google and hearlded as one of their most revered software gurus. I also found a set of slides for Joshua’s presentation, although they are from an earlier version:

Entry filed under: Programming, Software Engineering.

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