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.
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.
Ken Kousen discusses combining various technologies: Groovy, Ratpack, MongoDB, Grails, REST.
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.
Shobana Radhakrishnan shares details about best practices adopted in implementing API integration with third party services, how to manage change and deal with failures.
Ken Kousen demonstrates the RESTful features in Grails and shows how to take advantage of them with annotations, controllers, renderers and more.
Steven Ihde and Karan Parikh discuss about tools and frameworks built in order to help LinkedIn's transition to microservices, including their URN resolution engine and the Rest.li API Hub.
Stefan Tilkov makes a pragmatic introduction to the basic principles of the Web's architectural approach, and takes a look at the most common misconceptions.
Roy Clarkson and Greg Turnquist provide a quick overview of the Spring Data REST project, explains fundamental design decisions and introduces new features of the latest version.
Josh Long and Phillip Webb present what Spring Boot is, why it's turning heads, why you should consider it for your next application and how to get started.
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