Amazon's Manifesto for Externalization

In 2002, according to tech legend, a mandate was issued by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.

The mandate would serve to form the backbone of Amazon in the modern web space, informing both the API development paradigm in the corporate mindset and a general improved approach to externalizing API functions.

The API mandate has 7 points, and this post includes detailed discussions on each, determining whether everything reflects well on both corporate and non-corporate views.


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