The next application that is web-based interface (API) standards guidance will help your organisation deliver the best possible services to users.

The next application that is web-based interface (API) standards guidance will help your organisation deliver the best possible services to users. API technical and data standards (v2 – 2019) Publish your APIs on the internet by default. Email api-standards-request@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk if you were to think your APIs ought not to be published over public infrastructure. Proceed with the Technology Code of Practice Make sure your APIs match the requirements regarding the Technology Code of Practice (TCoP) by simply making sure they: stick to the Open Standards Principles of open access, consensus-based open process and royalty-free licensing scale so they can maintain service level objectives and agreements when demand increases are stable so they can maintain service level objectives and agreements when changed or dealing with unexpected events Are reusable where possible so the national government will not duplicate work Stick to the industry standard and where build that is appropriate that are RESTful, which use HTTP verb requests to manipulate data. When handling requests, you should use HTTP verbs with their specified purpose. […]