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Presentation: "Usability lessons for APIs"

Track: Technologies and Tools / Time: Tuesday 13:20 - 14:10 / Location: Lille Sal, BORA BORA

So you have decided you want to build a Hypermedia API. It's not enough to expose your functionality through an API, if you want people to consume your services you have to think about the usability of your API. In this presentation we will look at how can take some well-understood lessons on how to make a UI usable and apply them to our APIs, covering such topics as Documentation Driven Design and API Usability Testing.

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Ian Cooper

Ian Cooper

Biography: Ian Cooper

Ian Cooper has over 18 years of experience delivering Microsoft platform solutions in government, healthcare, and finance. During that time he has worked for the DTI, Reuters, Sungard, Misys, Beazley, and Huddle delivering everything from bespoke enterprise solutions, 'shrink-wrapped' products, and cloud services to thousands of customers. Ian is a passionate exponent of Software Craftsmanship and Agile. When he is not writing code he is also the and founder of the London .NET user group.