Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
David Celis

David Celis
Platform Engineer, GitHub

Website | @davidcelis

David Celis is a software engineer at GitHub (where he writes APIs) in Portland, OR (where he drinks IPAs). As a platform engineer, he works with GitHub’s API, third-party integrations, webhooks, and, most recently, its early-access GraphQL API. David is on the internet in most places as @davidcelis.


11:00am11:40am Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Adopt This Now
Location: Ballroom F
Level: Intermediate
David Celis (GitHub), Garen Torikian (GitHub)
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For years, REST has been the standard architecture for APIs. But a new technology is emerging, one that's perfect for developing rich, client-friendly APIs: GraphQL. David Celis and Garen Torikian explain why this query language is being adopted by companies like Shopify, Pinterest, and GitHub and show you how you can leverage GraphQL for your own APIs. Read more.