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API Workshops next week in Australia and New Zealand - Hear from key practitioners

Next week I'm pleased to be taking part in our ongoing API Workshop series, which is returning again to Australia and New Zealand. In designing our API Workshops, we've kept certain key points in mind:

1) Audiences was to hear from real-life practitioners who are deploying APIs and SOA, talking about case studies.

2) Practical examples of key technology, such as bridging to Cloud services or HTML 5 WebSockets in action, are much more valuable than simply talking about the technology.

This formula produces a Workshop which benefits the audience greatly, because they experience the technology at first hand, and hear from innovative companies who are using APIs and SOA. For a taste of a recent API Workshop, check out this recap of our API Workshop in Brussels recently. At that workshop, we had Essent speak about their innovative APIs for electrical vehicles, and we walked the audience through the process of creating an Android app which consumes an API from an API Portal. Again, the focus is on hearing from practitioners, and on practical examples. 

For the upcoming Australian and New Zealand API Workshops, I'm pleased to say that we have some great speakers lined up, crossing the board from industry analysts to customer practitioners. 

 Leigh Mahoney from ANZ Bank:
 And Peter Jarman from Infosys:

As well as interacting with these speakers, we also have a first-hand technology immersion where we cover key tops related to APIs. These are:
  • Understanding REST API Security How to secure REST APIs: Where do OAuth 2.0 and API Keys fit in?
  • Mapping Cloud identity to enterprise identity How to enable Single Sign-On with Google, Facebook, Twitter etc 
  • HTML 5 WebSockets in action for real-time web data Full duplex streaming of data, for next-generation Web APIs 
  • Cloud-to-Ground interoperability Safely connect Cloud services like Office 365 or Google Apps to your organisation 
  • Enabling complex orchestrations across APIs and beyond Taking advantage of the power of embedded messaging
All the API Workshops are scheduled from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM on the following dates and in the following locations:

Monday 24 February: Brisbane

Tuesday 25 February: Sydney

Wednesday 26 February: Canberra

Thursday 27 February: Melbourne

Friday 28 February: Perth

Monday 3 March: Auckland

Tuesday 4 March: Wellington

Registration is free and you can sign up here. See you there!

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Mark O'Neill is VP Innovation at Axway - API and Identity. Previously he was CTO and co-founder at Vordel, which was acquired by Axway. A regular speaker at industry conferences and a contributor to SOA World Magazine and Cloud Computing Journal, Mark holds a degree in mathematics and psychology from Trinity College Dublin and graduate qualifications in neural network programming from Oxford University.