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Mike Amundsen

Mike Amundsen
Principal API Architect, Layer 7 Technologies

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An internationally known author and lecturer, Mike Amundsen travels throughout the world consulting and speaking on a wide range of topics including distributed network architecture, Web application development, and other subjects.

In his role of API architect at Layer 7, Amundsen heads up the API Architecture and Design Practice in North America. He is responsible for working with companies to provide insight on how best to capitalize on the myriad opportunities APIs present to both consumers and the enterprise.

Amundsen has authored numerous books and papers on programming over the last 15 years. His most recent book is a collaboration with Leonard Richardson titled “RESTful Web APIs”. His 2011 book, “Building Hypermedia APIs with HTML5 and Node”, is an oft-cited reference on building adaptable distributed systems.

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Cloud
F150
Mike Amundsen (Layer 7 Technologies)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 3 ratings)
With the rise of cloud-based services and Web APIs, it may be time to re-visit Raymond's 19 'lessons' from his book 'The Cathedral and the Bazaar' to see how they can be applied (and/or modified) to fit a world where much of the software we use is no longer installed locally and is often kept out of reach from most developers and users. Read more.
Cloud
F150
Mike Amundsen (Layer 7 Technologies)
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 4 ratings)
Sometimes your API is meant for a small group and will live for only a short time. Other times, your aim is to create an interface that will have wide appeal and should last years into the future. This talk shows you how to create and maintain an API that it can be both stable and vital well into the future. Read more.