What API Product Managers Need

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Session

API Evolution Without Versioning

Tuesday Oct 25 / 10:35AM PDT

Versioning is usually the first–and too often, the only–technique architects reach for when imagining a breaking change to an API’s interface. Based on my experience managing the evolution of a public API, I’ve recently cataloged several alternative techniques and their tradeoffs.

Brandon Byars

North America Head of Technology @thoughtworks

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Scaling GraphQL Adoption at Netflix

Tuesday Oct 25 / 01:40PM PDT

GraphQL is steadily gaining popularity as an API technology choice for Client to Server communication. However, it can be daunting to realize the benefits of GraphQL without significant investment.

Tejas Shikhare

Senior Software Engineer @Netflix

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Sidecars, eBPF and the Future of Service Mesh

Tuesday Oct 25 / 05:25PM PDT

Controversy over the future of service meshes and their architectures is swirling. This is a vital discussion as enterprise migration to microservice and Kubernetes-based architectures continue. This talk incorporates the latest community developments to explore what the future looks like.

Jim Barton

Field Engineer @Solo

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Who Cares About Your API?

Tuesday Oct 25 / 02:55PM PDT

Who cares about your API?  Everyone. DevOps has shown us that when developers care about operations, they write better software.  What other viewpoints should developers consider when they're building software?

Brandon Byars

North America Head of Technology @thoughtworks

Jim Barton

Field Engineer @Solo

Deepa Goyal

Product Strategy @Postman

Tejas Shikhare

Senior Software Engineer @Netflix

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Unconference: Modern APIs

Tuesday Oct 25 / 04:10PM PDT

What is an unconference? At QConLondon, we’ll have unconferences in most of our tracks.

Shane Hastie

Director of Agile Learning Programs @ICAgile