Stephane Dubois shares insight in Xignite’s road building a business model providing APIs for accessing financial data.
Rickard Oberg explains how to expose use-cases to solve the linking problem in RESTful APIs, and how this will simplify both API development, documentation, as well as client development.
Mike Amundsen describes the ALPS standard, a way to define the data and workflow details for a Web application and apply these details consistently regardless of the media type in use. Working examples in the talk also show how this standardized definition can make designing, implementing, documenting, and maintaining Web APIs easier and more consistent across multiple media types.
Gray Brooks discusses the efforts around creating APIs for accessing the vast amounts of data administered by the US Government.
David Rogers outlines how a highly-scalable RDF and SPARQL-based API was delivered, how a graph of highly-connected data can be managed effectively across a large organization, and their plans to open up access to the BBC's data from Bitesize learning resources, to the Radio 4 archive.
Paul Downey and David Heath discuss the UK Government Digital Service API Design Principles, the lessons learnt from building the GOV.UK publishing platform and transactional services on APIs, and how these design principles are now being applied to enable departments and agencies across government to transform transactions and services into becoming "digital by default".
Sanjiva Weerawarana keynotes on building a ecosystem and transforming the business into a service by creating and providing an API.
John Musser presents 20 API business models explaining how developers can make money with their APIs.
Ben Christensen describes how Neflix has optimized their API using a functional reactive programming (modeled after Rx) in a polyglot Java stack.
Daniel Jacobson shares advice on dealing with evolving APIs based on his experience with Netflix APIs.
Steve Klabnik discusses the importance of having an open API, believing that those who have it will succeed in the long run, and the others will fail.