About Rootconf 2018 and who should attend:
Rootconf is India’s best conference on DevOps, SRE and IT infrastructure. Rootconf attracts systems and operations engineers to share real-world knowledge about building reliable systems.
The 2018 edition is a single track conference. Day 1 – 10 May – features talks on security. Colin Charles (chief evangelist at Percona Foundation), Pukhraj Singh (former national cybersecurity manager at UIDAI), Shamim Reza (open source enthusiast), Alisha Gurung (network engineer at Bhutan Telecom) and Derick Thomas (former network engineer at VSNL and Airtel Bharti) will touch on important aspects of infrastructure, database, network and enterprise security.
Day 2 – 11 May – is filled with case studies and stories about legacy code, immutable infrastructure, root-cause analysis, handling dependencies and monitoring. Talks from Exotel, Kayako, Intuit, Helpshift, Digital Ocean, among others, will help you evaluate DevOps tools and architecture patterns.
If you are a:
- DevOps programmer
- Systems engineer
- VP of engineering
- IT manager
you should attend Rootconf.
Birds Of Feather (BOF) sessions at Rootconf 2018 will cover the following topics:
- DevSec Ops
- Microservices - tooling, architecture, costs and culture
- Mistakes that startups make when planning infrastructure
- Handling technical debt
- How to plan a container strategy for your organization
- Evaluating AWS for scale
- Future of DevOps
Rootconf is a conference for practitioners, by practitioners.
The call for proposals is closed. If you are interested in speaking at Rootconf events in 2018, submit a proposal here: rootconf.talkfunnel.com/rootconf-round-the-year-2018/
NIMHANS Convention Centre, Lakkasandra, Hombegowda Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560029.
Schedule, event details and tickets: https://rootconf.in/2018
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Designing RESTful APIs
REST a simple architectural style based on the priniciples of HTTP for building modern web applications and APIs. This hands-on workshop takes you though everything that you need to know to design great RESTful APIs.
During the workshop, the participants will understand the key concepts behind RESTful APIs, critically examine some of the popular APIs, design an API from scratch and see how APIs evolve. We’ll also take couple of popular APIs, rip them apart and design a better version of them. Partipants will be divided into smaller groups to allow discussions and most of the time is spent in thinking about the APIs and discussions.
Introduction to HTTP
- Internet vs. World-Wide-Web
- Key Concepts of Web
- URL, HyperText, HTTP
Representational State Transfer (REST)
- What is REST?
- Thinking in Resources
- HTTP Methods
- Status Codes
- Resource Representation
Examples of RESTful APIs
- Good and bad examples of RESTful APIs
Designing an API
- version 0 - Naive CRUD API for blog posts.
- version 1 - blog api made RESTful
- version 2 - add support for tags
- version 3 - add support for comments
- version 4 - add suport for authors
Authentication and Secutity
- Introduction to authentication patterns
- Study of Basic Auth, OAuth, access keys and JWT
- Adding authentication to the blog API
- Pratical tips and tricks
- Versioning APIs
- Documenting APIs
Anand has been crafting beautiful software since a decade and half. He’s now building a data science platform, rorodata, which he recently co-founded. He regularly conducts advanced programming courses through Pipal Academy. He is co-author of web.py, a micro web framework in Python. He has worked at Strand Life Sciences and Internet Archive.