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Understanding HTTP and REST: the road to simple, scalable web services  

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Beginner
Date :
1:15 PM Sunday
Room :
CampusCtrCaft
Interested : (259) - Registered : (121)
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Presentation

HTTP has become the de facto communication protocol for virtually all things connected to the internet. Everything from enterprise databases to the thermostat in your house can communicate via HTTP-based web services. But how well do you really know this critical part of the internet? Are you equipped with the knowledge needed to build apps and services that can participate? This talk is a technology agnostic deep dive into the guts of HTTP. You will leave with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of the HTTP protocol, and how combed with the REST architectural pattern, HTTP lets you build amazingly simple and scalable web services regardless of the technology stack you’re using.

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Devin Rader

Devin Rader spends his day’s extoling the virtues of Twilio, the simple cloud telephony platform. Before that he worked at Infragistics where he focused on delivering great user experiences to developers using their controls. As a participant in several .NET user groups and former INETA board member, Devin is an active supporter of the .NET community. He's also the co-author of multiple books including Professional Silverlight 4 and Professional ASP.NET 4. Follow Devin on twitter @devinrader
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