Organizations who are paying attention already know they need to have an open web API, and many already have under development or in the wild. Make sure you haven’t been caught by the pitfalls of many early API releases. Learn about the expertise you'll need to keep your API running smoothly.
by Evan Cooke
Many APIs tend to be overly complex, poorly documented, and not designed with the customer in mind. In this talk we'll explore some of the lessons we've learned at Twilio designing and building simple, powerful APIs that focus on the customer instead of back-end requirements.
by Mike Malone
This talk will explore the real world technical challenges we overcame at SimpleGeo while building a spatial database on top of Apache Cassandra. Cassandra offers simple decentralized operations, no single point of failure, and near-linear horizontal scalability. But Cassandra fell far short of providing the sort of sophisticated spatial queries we need. Our challenge was to bridge that gap.
by Ty Wang
Ty Wang explores the opportunities around driving voice leads to conversion using call tracking best practices. Developers will discover why voice leads are 5 times more likely to convert to a sale, and how they capitalize on this largely unexplored space with Twilio.
by Jeff Barr
In this session you will learn how to use the Amazon Web Services (AWS) including the Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), the Simple Storage Service (S3), the Simple Queue Service (SQS), and the Simple Database Service (SimpleDB) to create a scalable application in PHP. After a brief introduction to the relevant aspects of AWS, we’ll jump right in, designing the architecture, writing the code, and putting it to use. You will see how easy and fun it is to build and run an application in the cloud. By the time you leave you’ll know enough to create your own heavy-duty cloud-based application without too much trouble. The code will be presented in PHP and will make use of the free AWS SDK for PHP.
by John Sheehan
John Sheehan introduces the Twilio APIs for making and receiving phone calls and text messages in a fun and hands on way. Developers will participate in a hands on live coding session demonstrating the core functionality of Twilio, with plenty of time for questions. John will also highlight a few recent use cases and brainstorm with the audience about what is possible in the future of communications.
by Roger Bodamer and Alvin Richards
MongoDB -- from "humongous" -- is an open source, non-relational, document-oriented database. Trading off a few traditional features of databases (notably joins and transactions) in order to achieve much better performance, MongoDB is fast, scalable, and designed for web development.
by Jeff Barr
This presentation will provide you with an introduction to the Amazon Web Services (AWS for short). We’ll take a look at AWS from a business and technical perspective, examining as many of the services as time allows including the Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Autoscaling, Load Balancing, the Simple Storage Service (S3), the Relational Database Service, the Simple Database Service (SimpleDB), and the Simple Queue Service. You will learn how AWS can be used to build robust, cost-effective, secure, and high-scalable applications. The session will be interactive, with plenty of time for Q&A.
by Jakob Heuser
by Jeff Lawson
Jeff Lawson discusses what developers should consider when pricing new SaaS offerings, and shares insights on how he approached setting prices at Twilio.
by John Musser
This session will give you the big picture on open APIs and platforms: who are the main players, who's winning, what are the best practices and business models, as well as industry trends. Using data and our experience at ProgrammableWeb this talk gives you practical advice and insights.
6th December 2010