Mandy Waite shows how to get started with Firebase before walking through a live demo of building a multi-user, collaborative mobile app that provides real-time updates to its users.
Saul Caganoff looks at what service-oriented enterprises can learn from APIs and microservices to overcome both technical and cultural challenges.
Paul Glavich discusses design decisions to be made when building a new API regarding versioning, hypermedia usage, authentication and other aspects.
Mike Amundsen describes a methodology for designing Web APIs (based on the book "RESTful Web APIs") that allows to map key aspects of a business into a usable, scalable, and flexible interface.
Benjamin Hindman discusses Apache Mesos, focusing on the Mesos API and how the primitives provided by Mesos can make it easier to build new stateful services and frameworks.
Troy Hunt explain how to discover the vulnerabilities of one’s own APIs, identifying common security anti-patterns.
Michael Bryzek presents lessons learned building an expansive microservice architecture at Gilt - an organization with 1500 git repositories and over 400 individual applications.
Kin Lane discusses the opportunities of deploying high value, re-mixable APIs, using Docker.
Steve Klabnik discusses how the JSON API (jsonapi.org) helps building APIs in JSON, and the process of bringing the standard to the 1.0 release.
Todd Montgomery explores questions related to WebSocket, HTTP/2, CoAP, MQTT, XMPP, and the way these protocols change how services communicate.
Thirumala Reddy Mutchukota presents the Eclipse Job Groups API, its uses and sample implementations to parallelize lengthy operations in Eclipse.
Justin Mclean introduces the Open Source Hardware, its communication protocols (RF, ZigBee, WiFi, Bluetooth) and the software/API layer (HTTP, WebSockets, Can Bus, COAPI and MQTT) used.
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