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  • Mobile applications are required to communicate with web/cloud services. The developers are required to optimize back-end APIs for superior mobile client experience. They can aid in creating the right impact through the app. Here are some mind-blowing tips that developers need to follow when developing mobile APIs. Pay Attention to API Version Right From Beginning Mobile API goes through several changes in the development and upgrades cycle. APIs come in different versions. By paying attention to the API version right from start, app developers can keep track of API changes that have been introduced in the new version. If you make changes to the API without knowing its version, it may result in a non-functional app. As a result, whenever a modification is introduced, the application will not yield desired performance. Take Advantage of Local Storage and Caching Slow mobile networks have a negative impact on the app’s performance. To prevent this from happening, app developers are required to store the CSS, HTML, and images in Local Storage. This trick works to reduce the size of HTML documents significantly. One additional tip that complements this is including all unchangeable data like main navigation categories within the application. By employing this development strategy, developers can do away with the need for pre-fetching data that takes a round trip of your mobile network. It removes the need for information including user data, paginated results, and queries. They are downloaded to mobile phones without additional requests being made. Pagination of Results is Strictly Recommended Pagination refers to a technique where a big result set is divided into smaller chunks. While designing pagination of results, application developers should pay attention to paginating all results that return similar items. One important thing to do while pagination of results is the pagination Meta information should be...