Linda Rising challenges organizational myths like "it's enough to have smart people" or "just have a transition plan and explain it" and it will work out, introducing and sustaining new ideas.
Paul Hill presents a case study of building an API with a short deadline using Node.js, WebSocket, MongoDB, JSON, Promises, Swagger, Memcached, Varnish and Hypermedia ReST.
Sponsored by Goldman Sachs. Java 8 has Streams, Scala has parallel collections, and GS Collections has ParallelIterables. Since we use parallelism to achieve better performance, it's interesting to ask: how well do they perform? We'll look at how these three APIs work with a critical eye toward performance. We'll also look at common performance pitfalls.
Rajeev Borborah, Matthew Wilson discuss using NoSQL at WebMD -architecture, benefits, roadmap-, with details on caching and key-value storage implementation behind a few of the WebMD applications: Physician Finder, Symptom Checker and WebMD Runtime.
Mike Amundsen reviews patterns in developer practices and trends in services and libraries - from the increase in the number of client-side libraries such as EmberJS, Angular, and Bootstrap to the appearance of new "API composition" platforms such as Strong Loop - that give us a picture of why it's important to identify and leverage the growing sentiment that "Clients Matter, Services Don't".
Oliver Wegner, Stefan Tilkov show how OTTO, Germany’s largest online fashion retailer, used a system-of-systems approach to enable modular, parallel development of its ambitious shop relaunch.
Adrian Cockcroft discusses strategies, patterns and pathways to perform a gradual migration from monolithic applications towards cloud-based REST microservices.
Bodil Stokke demos building a complete video game from nothing in the span of a conference talk using functional reactive programming.
Ian Robinson introduces tools and techniques for building a system around a graph engine, experiment with graph data, and using it in an application.
Sponsored by Twilio. Matt Makai explores why deployments are difficult and shows solutions with case studies on how other organizations cut their production deployment times down from months to hours.
John Musser takes a look at some of the common mistakes made by API providers, providing advice on what can be done to avoid them.