For more than a decade, web APIs have replaced the previous generation of web services. Throughout this period of growth, most APIs have been restricted to request-response over HTTP. We are now seeing a move back to eventing with the popularity of webhooks. Additionally, streaming is becoming another option for connecting services, apps, and devices. In this talk, we will look at where REST is today, the opportunities that event-based APIs and streaming offer, and how our software architecture is evolving to handle these new styles of API interaction.
James Higginbotham is an API and microservice architecture consultant with over 20 years of experience in developing and deploying apps and APIs. He provides API strategy, design and microservice architecture guidance to enterprise IT and organizations undergoing digital transformation.
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