JSONAPI adds an 8th OSI layer called "The complexity layer".
I mean it is fine for very complex APIs that require denormalization, but for a simple , one-depth-relation API, it is a useless overkill.

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I am currently working on interfacing a JSONAPI nicely in ruby. The existing gems are either quirky or outdated/unmaintained.
Fellow developers, please stay away from it. GraphQL is a much better and friendlier solution.

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