Jeff is a full-stack software engineer with a passion for building apps that people love to use - not just tolerate. His experience of regularly working on both the front- and back-ends of web apps has given him a thorough appreciation of the value of a good API, how to make effective use of other people's APIs, and what it takes to design one that works well in the real world.
When he's not making awesome things happen with code he's skiing and finding new corners of the world to explore.
The What & Why of APIs
From Twitter to Facebook to smartphones to ATMs, APIs power our digital lives. We will discuss the basics of APIs: what they are, how they work, and why they matter.