Presentation: A Node.js API & Microservices Framework

Track: Sponsored Solutions Track II

Location: Marina

Duration: 4:10pm - 5:00pm

Day of week: Monday

Level: Intermediate

Persona: Architect, Developer

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Abstract is an application framework based on Node.js and MongoDB that dramatically accelerates the process of building, testing, and documenting well-designed APIs and microservices.

In this talk we will walk through a series of live examples starting with a simple “Hello World!” app and ending with a full-featured REST API. Topics covered will include endpoint creation, input and output validation, database access, and authentication and access control. Finally, you will see how makes it easy to write unit tests for your APIs and generate beautiful API documentation from your code.

Speaker: Will Shulman

CEO @mLab

Will is the CEO and co-founder of mLab, the leading Database-as-a-Service for MongoDB. He has 20+ years of technology and entrepreneurial experience, and has built innovative software platforms and products for a number of respected companies. Prior to mLab, Will was CTO and co-founder of Merced Systems, a high-growth enterprise analytics software company serving Global 2000 customers, acquired by NICE Systems for $170 million. Will has overseen mLab's growth to over half a million MongoDB deployments across AWS, Azure, and Google, including customers like Turner, Lyft, and Whole Foods Market. Will holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University.

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