White House shares API standards guide

“Before hands hit keyboards or anyone started writing any code, I think a number of people on our development team started thinking ahead to maintainability issues,” said Bryan Hirsch, new media technologies tech lead in the Executive Office of the President. Hirsch spoke May 2 on a DigitalGov University webinar.

With that goal in mind, the team behind WhiteHouse.gov developed API standards and made them publicly available on GitHub. The standards have served as a useful reference document, said Leigh Heyman, director of new media technologies in the EOP.

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