Building fast APIs with Rails

A session at Railsberry 2012

Thursday 19th April, 2012

3:30pm to 4:00pm (WMT)

So you heard that Rails is not good for doing APIs. A robust framework with a extended view layer and an asset pipeline cannot produce fast APIs. Right?

Wrong! In my talk I'll go over how to have a fast API within your Rails application, with topics including:

  • Understanding what is actually happening when your Rails app is producing the response
  • Minimizing external calls to a minimum
  • Digging deeper within ActionController to get extra juice
  • Decoupling representation to optimize performance

This talk is based on what we've done at Future Simple to tune our Rails apps and the awesome work Rails Core is doing to better support APIs.

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Marcin Bunsch

VP of R&D at Base CRM (@getbaselab), a Ruby coding machine and a Javascript fanboy. bio from Twitter

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Railsberry 2012

Poland Poland, Krakow

19th20th April 2012

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Time 3:30pm4:00pm WMT

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