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Tuesday, September 28 • 10:20am - 10:50am
How Automatically Generated API Specs Let us Code Against Production - Jean Yang, Akita Software

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The rise of APIs and service-oriented architectures has made it easier than ever before to build complex web applications. But the developer tools we use were made for a simpler time, one where developers had more control over all of the software they ran. Today, web applications contain many heterogeneous components, all talking to each other across the network, many of them SaaS apps. "Testing" in production has become the norm, but this means that developers don't find many issues until it's too late: what we really need is to code against production. In this talk, I present one way we can code against prod using automatically generated API specs.

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Jean Yang

CEO, Akita Software
Jean Yang is the founder and CEO of Akita Software, a developer tools company building “one-click” observability. Previously, Jean was a professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Jean has a PhD from MIT, holds software tools patents from work at Microsoft Research... Read More →

Tuesday September 28, 2021 10:20am - 10:50am PDT
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