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.
Mike Amundsen explores the "Scale-Free" (long tail) rule of complex systems and how it affect the producing and consuming of web APIs.
Andrea Stubbe explains how to create cloud applications with microservices using Hybris’ platform and API.
Owen Evans discusses microservices: how to leverage them and interconnected APIs, the overhead of such an architecture, types of microservices architectures and pros/cons.
Ken Kousen discusses combining various technologies: Groovy, Ratpack, MongoDB, Grails, REST.
Owen Rubel discusses the benefits of API abstraction: easier externalization, synchronization and sharing, reloading the API config on the fly, DRY'r code, batching, reduced throughput and much more.
Preeti Lovekar, Simon Lemay discuss the major components of an IOT platform, dos and don’ts when building APIs for them, common pitfalls and solutions using open source tools and standards.
Caoilte O'Connor explains how and when the Domain Service Aggregator Archetype can help, using the architectural evolution of "Video on Demand" in a broadcast company as a working example.
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