Hear about #REST and #hypermedia with #mobile UI @springone2gx this year! #s2gx

By Greg Turnquist

Greg L. Turnquist worked on the Spring team for over thirteen years and is a senior staff technical content engineer at Cockroach Labs. He was the lead for Spring Data JPA and Spring Web Services. He wrote Packt's best-selling title, Learning Spring Boot 2.0 2nd Edition, and its 3rd Edition follow-up along many others.

July 29, 2014


Spring Mobile/Android guru Roy Clarkson and I are giving a talk at SpringOne this year. We will be mixing Spring Data with RESTful APIs.

Roy and I have been working on a demo app that let’s you snap pictures and then upload them to a centralized web site through a simple RESTful API using hypermedia. The code to build the back end is über easy and lets you focus on the problem you’re trying to solve. On top of that, we’re building some functionality to then tweet your pic to all your friends.

spring-a-gram-catOriginal idea, huh? (See video below for my inspiration!)

The focus of our talk is about the powerful role hypermedia plays in creating flexible APIs, and how Spring Data REST puts you in control of building multiple clients. We will have a desktop web site as well as a mobile UI. We are also plotting to release the app on Cloud Foundry so you can go around and take pics during the conference and tweet them to your friends and colleagues.

Don’t forget. Early bird registration ends August 9th and will go up $150, so sign up now!


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