Many developers are familiar with consuming and designing RESTful APIs, but what about building and consuming GraphQL and gRPC APIs? What about event-driven or asynchronous APIs? What are the benefits and technical limitations of each?
Let’s go down the rabbit hole and explore some of these API types.
Educating people about the tradeoffs of various API architectures.
Things Audience Members Will Learn
- A bit of history of RESTful APIs
- an introduction to the noisy “handshake” process in API authentication systems
- comparison of REST vs ASync/Webhooks
- a comparison between REST and gRPC
Beginner and intermediate developers, and those curious about different kinds of APIs.