Adam DuVander (Developer Communications Director @ SendGrid)
Adam DuVander is Developer Communications Director for email infrastructure company SendGrid, where he connects to coders of all stripes. Previously he spent four years as a writer, editor and analyst for API resource ProgrammableWeb, wrote for Wired.com and authored the book Map Scripting 101.
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How APIs Changed the Web and Enabled Mobile
Talk, 14h00 to 15h20, February 28, 2014
Speaker: Adam DuVander
Creating web applications today is very different than just a few years ago. The cause of this shift also enabled the move toward a more mobile future. There are now thousands of APIs that allow developers to focus on the part of the technology that is specific to the application. Social login, infrastructure services and many specialized datasets make up the core of today's web and mobile apps. In this talk, Adam DuVander traces the brief and impactful history of APIs. He also shares some tips to talk full advantage of the trend in your own projects and businesses.