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API 2.0 Best Practices - API Product Owners and Developers Workshop - Sydney


  • 2. August 2018
  • Sydney
  • Venue to be provided upon confirmation of your seat
Date:2 August, 2018 Time:8:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m (Registration starts 8:30 a.m) Location:Sydney - venue to be provided upon confirmation of your seat. Register Now

API 2.0 Best Practices - API Product Owners and Developers Workshop

Join Red Hat for the API 2.0 Best Practices - API Product Owners and Developers Workshop on 2 August in Sydney to hear from Steven Willmott, Senior Director and Head of API Infrastructure at Red Hat, about how you can achieve your operational and business objectives with application programming interface (APIs) solutions and strategies.

This workshop draws on best practices for successfully applying APIs and covers Red Hat’s 7 best practices for running successful API programs. We don’t stop here, we walk the talk. The technical hands-on workshop will reinforce API best practice.

Customer Success

We want to make sure our customers are able to use our API in the way that works best for them. Plus, I care a great deal that our API is well-structured and well-documented. The 3scale API management solution just works. I’ve been able to set and forget it.


Who should attend:

  • CXOs and VPs
  • Directors
  • IT Managers
  • Architects
  • Developers

What you can expect to learn at this event:

  • How application programming interfaces (APIs), combined with containers and integration, create highly effective software systems.
  • How APIs can be used to transform the internal IT landscape.
  • Benefits of combining with containers for effective microservices strategies, and how they fit with integration technologies.
  • Red Hat’s 7 best practices for creating a successful API-first strategy.

What you need to bring:

Lab materials and software will be provided. Attendees must bring a laptop with:

  • admin rights
  • a USB port
  • 8GB memory
  • 5GB free disk space
  • access to up to date internet browser: Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer/Edge 10+, or Safari 9+
  • a recent version of a supported OS:RHEL 6.x/7.x or CentOS 6.x
  • Windows 7/8/8.1/10
  • Mac OS X 10.10.x/10.11.x

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Time: Topic
08:30 AM - 09:00 AM Registration
09:00 AM - 09:15 AM Executive welcome
09:15 AM - 10:15 PM The enterprise IT challenge
  • IT Buzzwords and how to untangle them
  • Enterprise architecture goals and key capabilities
  • How APIs, containers, and integration are changing the IT landscape
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Morning Break
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM Crafting a successful API-first strategy From systems and services to APIs
  • APIs as internal and external products
  • Thinking long term about API support
  • User-centric API design
  • Enterprise-wide API enablement and operations
  • Internal and external developer experience
  • APIs meet containers and integration
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Lunch
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM Lab 1 Up and running with containerized workloads
See how to manage and deploy applications in your own container environment. Control application deployment, operation and monitoring.
02:30 PM - 03:00 PM Afternoon Break
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM Lab 2 Hands on with APIs: see how to deploy and manage APIs
Turn your container workloads into fully fledged APIs with access control, management, monitoring and a simple API developer portal.
04:30 PM - 05:00 PM Closing remarks

Steven Willmott

Senior Director and Head of API Infrastructure at Red Hat

Steven Willmott is a Senior Director and Head of API Infrastructure at Red Hat. He was previously the CEO of 3scale Inc, one of the worlds leading API Management providers and now part of Red Hat. His background spans distributed systems, Web Services, SOA and APIs. He is a founding member of the Open API Initiative, the API Strategy and Practice conference, API Commons and APIs.json. Steven is also a frequent public speaker on the business and architectural challenges of APIs and Platforms.