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Wednesday, September 9 • 12:50pm - 1:20pm
From 0 to OpenAPI: Describing a 10-year old API with OpenAPI @ GitHub - Marc-André Giroux & Andrew Hoglund, GitHub

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It's no secret that design-first approaches using specifications like OpenAPI are a wonderful way to facilitate API development. However, not everyone is lucky enough to start from scratch. How do you handle describing a 10-year old API with close to 1000 resources?

This talk is the story of how we approached the seemingly insurmountable challenge of describing the GitHub REST API v3 using OpenAPI.

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Marc-Andre Giroux

Senior Software Developer @ Netflix, Author of Production Ready GraphQL & GraphQL TSC Member, Netflix
Marc-André is senior software developer at Netflix. He is the author of the book Production Ready GraphQL and a member of the GraphQL Technical Steering Committee.
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Andrew Hoglund

Senior Engineer, GitHub
Andrew builds things that help other people build API's @ GitHub. He also likes playing music and telling dad jokes to his kids.

Wednesday September 9, 2020 12:50pm - 1:20pm PDT