31st JULY - 4th AUGUST 2015

Pullman Brisbane - King George Square

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JSON Standards for the Web

RESTful APIs reign supreme! No longer do developers have to put up with SOAP
and XML-RPC and those bulky, schema laden exchanges. JSON maps almost directly
to python and we're flying again!

Over time the chaos of free form JSON representations has subsided and a number
of best practices have appeared such that we now expect certain patterns when
encountering a new JSON REST API. The next step is to standardize these
practices and start offering the predictability and code reuse we lost years

The talk will provide an overview of current attempts at standardizing JSON
exchanges such as jsonapi, jsonhome and jsonschema.

Jamie Lennox

Jamie works for Red Hat on the OpenStack project, particularly on Identity and the various client libraries you use to interact with it. He's currently trying to ensure that all the new authentication methods are usable throughout the cloud.