The Little Manual of API Design
by Jasmin Blanchette
Publisher: Trolltech 2008
Number of pages: 33
API is the set of symbols that are exported and available to the users of a library to write their applications. This manual gathers together the key insights into API design that were discovered through many years of software development on the Qt application development framework at Trolltech.
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