Mike Amundsen on API Design, Governance, and Lifecycle Management

Interview with Mike Amundsen on  Aug 31, 2013 3

Mike Amundsen talks about API management, versioning, and discovery. He compares RESTFul and CRUD-style APIs, discusses the notion of 'affordance,' and introduces hypermedia APIs. He examines documentation modelling frameworks for APIs - like Swagger - and also provides his thoughts on API governance, OAuth 2.0, and web single sign-on.

REST and the Web as a Platform, with Subbu Allamaraju

Interview with Subbu Allamaraju on  Jan 31, 2011 1

In this interview, Subbu Allamaraju talks about real life issues of RESTful architectures. He also describes a pragmatic approach of adopting the Web as an integration platform and shares his opinion on OAuth.

Laforge and Rocher Discuss the future of Groovy, Grails and Java

Interview with Graeme Rocher Guillaume Laforge on  Dec 03, 2010

In this interview, Graeme Rocher and Guillaume Laforge of SpringSource talk about the present and future of the Grails framework and the Groovy language. Rocher talks about Grails 1.4 and some of its enhancements such as improvements to GORM. And Laforge discusses Groovy 1.8, which features new DSL authoring capabilities, among other things. They look at how Java’s future impacts their projects.

Inside SpringSource with Rod Johnson

Interview with Rod Johnson on  Nov 19, 2010 1

In this interview conducted at the SpringOne 2GX conference, Rod Johnson talks about the new advancements SpringSource is bringing to the enterprise Java space, including new cloud options. Johnson discusses open-source Java in general, including the flap over the direction of OpenJDK and Apache Harmony. And he delves into the new Code2Cloud effort from SpringSource and Tasktop, and much more.

Stefan Tilkov Talks REST, Web Services and More

Interview with Stefan Tilkov on  May 28, 2010

Stefan Tilkov discusses REST (Representational State Transfer) and RESTful web services based upon work he has done for clients of his consultancy. Stefan talks about the shortcomings of the WS-* specs and says he sees little need for WS-* web services any more. Stefan also talks about how web development frameworks are beginning to map to the RESTful model, and the concept of REST and security.

Avi Bryant on Trendly, Ruby, Smalltalk and Javascript

Interview with Avi Bryant on  Aug 26, 2009 6

Avi Bryant talks about the iterative process that led to Trendly ( ), using Javascript, Ruby and Java in the process. He goes on to give his view on the state of Smalltalk and Squeak and talks about his experiments with writing a Smalltalk that compiles to idiomatic Javascript to make use of all the modern Javascript VMs.