In today's increasingly connected, service-oriented world, sooner or later you are likely to use or create Web services that are based on REST. In this presentation, we will learn why REST has gained great popularity, and look at some of the tools for .NET that make it easier to consume and create REST APIs.
Speaker: David Neal
David is a father, geek, musician, and software developer living in the Nashville, TN area. David is currently the Director of Development for Cell Journalist, an online social media service provider for TV stations, newspapers, and radio. Prior to joining Cell Journalist, David was a senior software engineer for Telligent, the premier social networking platform for .NET that powers some of the largest online communities, such as Microsoft's ASP.NET Forum, MSDN Blogs, Dell, and Game Informer. David is passionate about software craftsmanship, user experience, music, and bacon. David also serves on the leadership team for the Nashville .NET user group.
RavenDB is an Open Source document database for the .NET/Windows platform and a relatively new addition to the "NoSQL" movement and Nancy is a lightweight web framework for the .Net platform, inspired by Sinatra.
Speaker: Justin Soliz
Justin is a developer out of Hendersonvile, TN. In addition to .Net development, he also has a passion for Node.js, Sinatra, and Rails. You can visit his blog at justinsoliz.com or say hi to him on twitter @justinsoliz