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GitHub's GraphQL Future

Posted by Kyle Daigle  on  Oct 15, 2017 2 Posted by Kyle Daigle Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 15, 2017 2

Kyle Daigle shares why GitHub chose GraphQL, how it differs from REST, how GitHub went about implementing it, and how they're using it in production a year later.

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Beyond REST: Coursera's Journey to GraphQL

Posted by Bryan Kane  on  Sep 27, 2017 Posted by Bryan Kane Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 27, 2017

Bryan Kane talks about why Coursera is transitioning to GraphQL and shares challenges and learnings from building their GraphQL assembly layer.

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Rethinking CodeGen: IDL, Thrift, gRPC, Ohh My

Posted by Cameron Waeland  on  Sep 26, 2017 Posted by Cameron Waeland Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 26, 2017

Cameron Waeland discusses the evolution of Compass and presents their extensible code generation framework which is at the heart of their automatically generated REST to gRPC reverse proxy.

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API Design and the Future of API Descriptions Formats

Posted by Zdenek Nemec  on  Aug 06, 2017 Posted by Zdenek Nemec Follow 0 Followers  on  Aug 06, 2017

Zdenek Nemec discusses the birth, evolution, and the current and the foreseeable future of web APIs.

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Building out Hypermedia Clients

Posted by Todd Brackley  on  Jul 14, 2017 Posted by Todd Brackley Follow 0 Followers  on  Jul 14, 2017

Todd Brackley outlines the general engine of a hypermedia client implementation, what API forms look like, and then outlines five design issues useful in creating such clients.

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GraphQL for All? A Few Things to Think about before Blindly Dumping REST for GraphQL

Posted by Arnaud Lauret  on  Jul 01, 2017 1 Posted by Arnaud Lauret Follow 1 Followers  on  Jul 01, 2017 1

Arnaud Lauret discusses REST vs. GraphQL, comparing their strengths and weaknesses, suggesting evaluating both before making a decision.

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gRPC: A High Performance, Modern RPC System

Posted by David Howden  on  Jun 03, 2017 Posted by David Howden Follow  Followers  on  Jun 03, 2017

David Howden introduces gRPC and outlines its main strengths/weaknesses, and then recounts his experience of migrating from JSON/HTTP-based REST to gRPC, including benefits and issues encountered.

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Building a Hypermedia API in a Few Minutes with the API Platform Framework

Posted by Kevin Dunglas  on  Jun 02, 2017 Posted by Kevin Dunglas Follow  Followers  on  Jun 02, 2017

Kevin Dunglas introduces the API Platform and shows how to build an API with it.

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Streaming APIs

Posted by Audrey Neveu  on  May 21, 2017 Posted by Audrey Neveu Follow  Followers  on  May 21, 2017

Audrey Neveu discusses why and how to transform a REST API into a Data Streaming API.

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Designing Pragmatic RESTful APIs

Posted by Anupama Natarajan  on  Apr 23, 2017 7 Posted by Anupama Natarajan Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 23, 2017 7

Anupama Natarajan presents key principles to consider when designing RESTful APIs based on her experience designing them for real-world applications.

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Hypermedia Myths and Misconceptions

Posted by Glenn Block  on  Jan 29, 2017 1 Posted by Glenn Block Follow 0 Followers  on  Jan 29, 2017 1

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.

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Writing Comprehensive and Guaranteed Up-to-Date REST API Documentation

Posted by Andreas Evers  on  Jan 21, 2017 Posted by Andreas Evers Follow 0 Followers  on  Jan 21, 2017

Andreas Evers introduces Spring REST Docs and its test-driven approach to RESTful API documentation.

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