Col Perks looks at API design as a style, considering the qualities that might make an API beautiful and providing real world examples.
Gareth Evans and Rick Mugridge share the patterns that emerged while developing hypermedia APIs for various companies over time.
Dennis Ashby moderates a panel discussing the role of APIs in building microservices and the challenges to be overcome.
Abishek Tiwari discusses how to use stored procedures to create a fast-track API transformation program on top of legacy systems, migrating business logic into a service tier, one store proc at a time
Justin Wood and Giovanni Vigorrelli compare and contrast RAML and Swagger, do a round up of the other specifications languages, and present some conclusions.
Steven Cooper discusses using machine learning to understand malformed API requests to not only respond with a best fit response, but capture the user errors for future responses.
Glenn Block discusses the truth and myth beyond some beliefs: the web was built for hypermedia, there is no REST without hypermedia, hypermedia is the magic cure for all API ills, etc.
Oliver Gierke explores some commonalities of Domain Driven Design and REST, and how to create REST APIs that are driven by the domain.
Ed Anuff and Carlos Eberhardt talk about the experience building one of the first Service Brokers to leverage route services with Apigee quota enforcement, spike arrests, and content caching.
Michael Uzquiano talks about how to scale an API to accept many items, how to evolve the Evolution of ReST over HTTP to transactional, asynchronous bulk operations and using polling.
Manny Pelarinos talks about the tension of optimizing APIs for different experiences, while supporting hundreds of endpoints and many web and mobile applications at scale.
Michael Hyatt discusses the main complains users have with APIs and ways to address them using early user acceptance testing, RAML, JSON schemas, traits and mocks.