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API All the Things! Increase Adoption of your Web App by Exposing an API

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During GEW

By creating a good API, other apps can integrate with yours, which makes it much easier for new users to get involved. When everyone is already using a few dozen web apps already, convincing a user to adopt yours is not an easy sell. Many people are reluctant to sign up for yet another account. So how can we increase adoption of our web app? By creating a really good API that allows other apps to leverage your app’s functionality to improve their own. In this session Jason will cover how APIs allow you as a developer to turn your app into an indispensable service and the impact of an API has on your web app’s structure. Learn how Facebook, Twitter and use APIs to expand their app’s usefulness far beyond the app itself, and create a simple using PHP, jQuery, JSON, HTML5 and CSS3 to get familiar with creating APIs for your own apps.

Entrepreneurs / Startups
  • When: All day
  • Start: 21 November 2013
  • End: 21 November 2013 23:59
UDE - Ultimate Developer Event - Boston 2013


200 Seaport Boulevard Seaport World Trade Center
02210 Boston, MA

Ultimate Developer Event (UDE) is a brand-new conference focused on bringing developers of all types together for two days of inspiration, education, and fun. This conference is perfect for developers of consumer and business apps, front-end or back-end engineers, mobile app developers, information architects, open-source contributors, students, startup founders, hackers, Trekkies, and anyone else who believes technology is going to save the universe.

With sessions covering, Ruby/Rails, Python, Node.js, PHP, HTML and CSS to next-generation web development tools and frameworks, startup insights and business development secrets and putting emerging technology to work in the enterprise - there really is something for everyone!

UDE kicks off with your choice of four different, day-long workshops, each lead by a totally inspirational industry leader. We round things off with two packed days of conference sessions, with talks from some of the most creative and exciting minds working in development and business today. Not only that but we will also have amazing keynotes, networking activities, and just plain fun to make it worth your while.

As an attendee you'll also get full access to downloadable HD videos of each session after the event. The perfect tool to catch up!

Workshops Day!

Workshops will be taking place on November 20th and you can choose from four full day sessions. This is your chance to get up close and personal in this intimate classroom environment.

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Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world's largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.

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