Generating the API documentation
The OpenAPI specification is a widely adopted and open standard for documenting RESTful APIs. It provides a format for describing the structure and operations of an API in a machine-readable format, allowing developers to understand and interact with the API quickly.
The specification defines a set of JSON or YAML files that describe an API’s endpoints, parameters, responses, and other details. This information can be used to generate API documentation, client libraries, and other tools that make it easier to work with the API.
Swagger and OpenAPI specifications
Swagger and OpenAPI are two related specifications, with OpenAPI being the newer version of Swagger. Swagger was originally an open source project, but later, the specification was acquired by SmartBear and renamed to OpenAPI. Today, the OpenAPI initiative, a consortium of industry leaders, maintains the specification. Swagger is also known as OpenAPI v2, while only OpenAPI generally...