Mike AmundsenPrincipal API Architect for Layer 7 Technologies
As Principal API architect at Layer 7, Amundsen heads up the API Architecture and Design Practice in North America. He is responsible for helping companies to capitalize on the myriad opportunities APIs present to both consumers and the enterprise. An internationally known author and lecturer, he is a recognized industry expert on distributed network architecture, Web application development, cloud computing and other subjects. He has authored numerous books and papers over the last 15 years including “Building Hypermedia APIs with HTML5 and Node" (2011). His latest project (with Leonard Richardson) is "RESTful Web APIs" (due September 2013).
RESTful Web APIs
Location:Marina RoomDuration:Full DayAbstract:Based on the upcoming O'Reilly book "RESTful Web APIs" by Leonard Richardson and Mike Amundsen, this workshop covers the basics of Fielding's REST style, HTTP standards, and common practices for APIs for Web. Key topics such as how how use hypermedia to increase API flexibility and how application profiles can improve API interoperability are also covered. In addition, a wide range of existing message formats and semantic vocabularies are reviewed along with a procedure for selecting and applying these existing standards to your own implementations. Other subjects will be covered such as caching, versioning, and supporting RESTful APIs on protocols other an HTTP.Throughout the workshop, attendees will be able to apply step-by-step guidance on how to create their own RESTful Web API and share these designs with the group at the end of the session.