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Thursday, October 10 • 11:00am - 11:50am
PRO WORKSHOP (API): Using Hypermedia to Support Responsive and Scalable Applications

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The rumors of REST‚ demise are greatly exaggerated. REST, especially when coupled with hypermedia, is still a great choice to power responsive, loosely coupled applications. Properly harnessed, the benefits of REST and hypermedia allow you to evolve your APIs and their clients independently, handle massive scale elegantly, and even fix escaped client bugs by changing only server side code. Using examples from Comcast‚ Xfinity Stream apps and their hypermedia backend API, we will discuss how hypermedia has helped us support diverse client platforms, evolve our applications, and scale our architecture ‚without versioning the API in over five years.

API World 2019 Speakers
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Ben Greenberg

Principal Architect, Comcast
Ben is an architect  on Comcast's Advanced Applications Engineering team. A REST API proponent for  many years, he has spoken on hypermedia at Velocity, API Strat, and other  conferences. At Comcast, he designs APIs and solutions that power the Xfinity  Stream application on mobile... Read More →

Thursday October 10, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
API World -- Workshop Stage B