Lyndsey Padget introduces the basic principles of RESTful APIs, terminology, design patterns, data, pitfalls, best practices, and others.
Ole Lensmar takes a look at a number of common API virtualization use cases - design-first development, sandboxing and load testing - to see how and when virtual APIs can help and when they can’t.
Wesley Reisz explores Android Wear, providing practical ways to introduce wearables into your mobile strategy and exercising the Android Wear API through a demo.
Keran McKenzie takes a look at internationally successful developer programs looking at what developers love and hate, to show how to create, deliver and maintain an API community.
Mark O’Neill presents a number of real-life case studies about how businesses worldwide are succeeding with APIs, enabling new business channels and revenue.
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.
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5 Ways to Get Top Mobile Developer Talent for your Open APIs.
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