Tom Adams outlines the problems faced when building small services, and how using a good type system can help, introducing Finch and highlighting how it addresses these concerns.
Uli Holtel discusses the principles of hypermedia APIs, how to decouple from media type formats, using profiles, 'fully dynamic' vs. 'tightly coupled' client, tools, code artifacts and examples.
Todd Brackley discusses accessing the “network of data” through a RESTful hypermedia API, exposing it to developers, testers, analysts and clients.
Steven Willmott looks at how APIs’ value helps genuine success for an API program and an organization's platform initiatives as a whole, including examples and takeaways.
Rob Zazueta introduces RESTed NARWHL, a design framework for building RESTful APIs that adhere to current best practices while being able to rapidly adapt to change.
Rana Pereis explores case studies of how banks are using APIs to evolve new digital offerings and business models that help drive customer engagement and acquisition.
Tom Schindl reviews Eclipse 4’s API and architecture, pinpointing successes, failures and mistakes.
Brett Adam shares how Zendesk built an API-first company and some tips and tricks learned "from the field" on how to build an API that developers love.
Ali Kheyrollahi elaborates on the Client-Server tenet of REST which focuses on separation of concerns and responsibilities between the client and the server.
Shiva Narayanaswamy discusses event driven architectures, serverless architectures, identity management and security related to building APIs in the cloud.
Swagger is a simple but powerful representation of RESTful APIs. This talk gives an introduction to API creation using the Swagger Editor, and creating a REST service using swagger-codegen.
Vivian Chandra outlines the benefits of an API they created including how it has helped them automate part of their CRM process and protected them from changes of the CRM system.