REST Fest 2012

TITLE: REST-like Wisdom from Celebrity Internet Memes

DESCRIPTION: An entertaining tour of several wise epigrams and admonishments on REST, Hypermedia, and Web APIs delivered via celebrity Internet memes such as Inigo Montoya, Yoda, "The Most Interesting Man in the World", Boromir, Fry, and others. Although humorous, each character has something serious to tell us about the nature and challenges of services on the Web.

PRESENTER: Mike Amundsen is Principal API Architect for Layer 7 Technologies. An internationally known author and lecturer, he 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 "Building Hypermedia APIs with HTML5 and Node" He also contributed to the book "RESTful Web Services Cookbook" (by Subbu Allamaraju). He is currently working on a new book on "cloud stack" programming. When he is not working, Mike enjoys spending time with his family in Kentucky, USA.

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