Hackathons have boomed, people attending such events have been consuming thousands of APIs to power their creative projects. However, not everyone can consume APIs like a boss. Companies spend hundreds of thousands of dollars in promoting and ensuring best practices are followed when building APIs. In this talk I will give you an overview of how to build a potentially successful API overnight, like hackathoneers love them and that they will consume with ease. A recipe for success as a takeaway from this talk will be successfully shared with the audience.