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‚ÄčLearning to love HATEOAS

Dave Lewis

Dave has been coding since he first got a Commodore 64, but has only been paid for it since 2000. Since then he has built radiation monitoring systems, oil and gas safety systems and even the odd website. He currently works as a Lead Developer for iSAMS.

Brief Overview

What is HATEOAS and why should you care. A look at how HATEOAS can help you to build better, friendlier APIs without upsetting people when you call your API RESTful.


How do you build APIs that are RESTful, but are more than just CRUD? The answer lies in HATEOAS - Hypermedia As The Engine Of Application State. In this session Dave will look at the principles behind HATEOAS, and how using this approach can help you make better APIs that are easier to use.