Let's say I'm running a website and it has API used by other client (Android app, etc.). If I open the API and document, anyone can use the API to create the client apps for my website. But is it dangerous for my website or the data of the site (users'accounts information, etc.)? If so, what are the best practices if I still want to open the API? (It's also acceptable if the API detail is public but only accessible for my own apps, such as using something likes "app key".)
closed as too broad by Gilles 'SO- stop being evil', CaffeineAddiction, Steffen Ullrich, Matthew, Steve Mar 13 '17 at 19:42
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