It's easy to forget that private APIs are the norm. Putting together the right public/private API strategy requires identifying the risks and needs of your business, and making smart moves to take things in the right direction.
This article is the first of a three part series from MLSDev that shows you how to build an eCommerce API using Ruby on Rails. In this part, readers are shown how to set up your API to populate your online store with the products that you will be selling. A Github project accompanies this series.