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Mike Amundsen

Mike Amundsen
Author, Trainer, Advisor,, Inc.

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Mike Amundsen is Layer 7’s Principal API Architect. An internationally known author and lecturer, Mike Amundsen travels throughout the United States and Europe consulting and speaking on a wide range of topics including distributed network architecture, Web application development, Cloud computing, and other subjects. His recent work focuses on the role hypermedia plays in creating and maintaining applications that can successfully evolve over time. He has more than a dozen books to his credit. His most recent book is “RESTful Web APIs” w/ Leonard Richardson. His book “Building Hypermedia APIs with HTML5 and Node” is an oft-cited reference on creating Hypermedia-based APIs. Mike enjoys spending time with his family in Kentucky, USA.


Front End Libraries, Tools, Platforms, and APIs
Location: Salon 14 Level: Intermediate
Mike Amundsen (, Inc.)
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Based material from the book "RESTful Web APIs", this talk walks you through the creation of a great UI for a Collection+JSON media type API and then shows how minor changes on the server are automatically handled by the client without rewrites or redeploys. The same library can even used for different APIs with the same smooth results. Reusable libraries for hypermedia clients is a reality. Read more.
Office Hours
Location: Table A
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Mike invites you to drop by to chat informally about Hypermedia APIs, API description and discovery, API documentation, and, well, anything you want! Read more.