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A Good API is Hard to Find

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APIs have seen dramatic growth in the last few years, and they're now powering everything we do. This is causing a fundamental shift in how we write applications - it's not just a UI and a database anymore. This makes good APIs even more important than ever. Come join a fun talk as we explore the best and worst of web APIs. We'll see what makes an API great - and what makes it awful. From data formats to documentation to authentication - there's a lot to learn whether you're building the next Facebook API or you're building a small on-premise application.

Dan Diephouse

Dan Diephouse is the product manager at MuleSoft for Mule iON, an integration Platform as a Service. There he's focused on helping customers solve their integration problems in the cloud by integrating their cloud and on-premise applications as well as API enabling their existing systems. He has a long past in integration including co-founding Apache CXF, an open source web services framework; launching Tcat, an enterprise Tomcat application server; and helping shape Mule, the most popular open source ESB.

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