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CTO meetup – APIs are eating the world

August 11, 2016

Last night TechHuddle hosted a CTO meetup on APIs are eating the world.

Simon Wood from Holiday Extras gave an amazing presentation.

  • Introduction to Simon Wood
  • Consuming APIs
    • The world before APIs
    • How Mobile, Social and Cloud caused a landslide move to APIs
    • The power of APIs for rapid development and deferring complex problems
    • Lean software development powered by APIs
    • APIs as a data highway between businesses
  • Offering out APIs
    • The world before APIs
    • Why you should offer an API
    • Case studies of increased revenue on the back of APIs
    • Private APIs Vs Public APIs and why Private does not work
    • The right and wrong way to build APIs
    • Security
    • Rate shaping & throttling
    • Reporting
    • Versioning
    • How to evangelise your API
  • The future is APIs
  • Q&A

A big thank you to Simon for giving such a comprehensive and informative presentation on APIs.

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