API Strategy, The Next Generation by Paul Bruce

API Strategy, The Next Generation by Paul Bruce


  1. The Next Generation API Strategy

  2. Paul Bruce @paulsbruce paulsbruce.io/blog bit.ly/apistrat-ng


  4. &$(@^! Flows downhill. Let’s swim upstream a bit.

  5. “Developers” create things that “engineers” fix ENGINEER’S MOTTO If it

    isn’t broken, Take it apart and fix it.
  6. The most creative people are not developers and engineers, yet.

  7. None
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  10. G(url): What’s does API spell? P(api): …

  11. Words in a computer that make it easy to share

    things with the world. {…}
  12. G(url): How do you do it? P(api): Well, do you

    know Ruby? G(url): Who’s Ruby? P(api): …
  13. Brains map to what they know bit.ly/RamezNaamLeWeb13

  14. Ruby speaks her own language

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  16. Snap! KidsRuby Tynker Scratch Lego Mindstorms OpenBlocks/Blockly Composability begins with

  17. Learning and doing are the same thing to children students

    developers engineers
  18. Who’s building cool APIs today? relevant transformative impactful

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  20. Student hackathons incubate excellent people and ideas (like GiveHub)

  21. The next generation of APIs society life will be conceived,

    build, and driven by the next generation of people.
  22. How early is too early?

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  24. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db157.htm

  25. http://www.screenfree.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/screentimefs.pdf

  26. http://www.screenfree.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/screentimefs.pdf

  27. http://www.health.state.mn.us/cdrr/obesity/pdfdocs/tvviewingfastforwardreport.pdf

  28. Screens are not helpful, engagement is. activity socialization inclusion

  29. Work with others, share, and simplify whenever possible.

  30. Paul Bruce @paulsbruce paulsbruce.io/blog http://bit.ly/apistrat-ng