Unless you live completely off the grid, you’ve probably heard of APIs – after all a huge part of HTML5 relies on APIs. But once you get past those first three letters, you run into REST, HTTP, JSON, XML, RPC, SOAP, and soon you are swimming in alphabet soup.
In this session, we’ll discuss the whys of APIs, current trends, and look at best practices in API design. Whether you are a developer, or just need to communicate with one, this session will provide you with a solid understanding of APIs, clear up the acronym mess, and turn the alphabet soup into a nourishing meal.
What You'll Learn:
- the whys of APIs
- current trends
- best practices in API design