Mike Amundsen

Author, Speaker, Trainer, Advisor at Amundsen.com

An internationally known author and speaker, Mike Amundsen travels the world consulting and talking about network architecture, Web development, and intersection of technology and society. He works with companies large and small to help them capitalize on the opportunities APIs and Microservices present for both consumers and the enterprise.

Amundsen has authored numerous books and papers. He contributed to the O'Reilly Media book, "Continuous API Management" (2018). His "RESTful Web Clients", was published by O'Reilly in February 2017 and he co-authored "Microservice Architecture" (June 2016). Amundsen's 2013 collaboration with Leonard Richardson "RESTful Web APIs" and his 2011 book, “Building Hypermedia APIs with HTML5 and Node”, are common references for building adaptable Web applications. His latest book "Design and Build Great APIs" for Pragmatic Publishing is scheduled for release in early 2019.

 

Talks on Wurreka:

So you’re convinced that adding microservices to your IT organization’s offerings is a good idea. But how do you get there? What does it take to move from monolithic releases to microservice releases and how can you do this in a way that doesn’t disrupt your current business? In this talk, Mike Amundsen — noted author, speaker, and software architect — describes the STAR (Stabilize, Transform, Add, and Repeat) method for safely and effectively migrating your existing IT infrastructure to a microservice platform. All without interrupting your current IT services.

Mike Amundsen identifies key skills for creating consistently successful APIs and walks you through simple tools to turn those skills into working models, sketches, and running code. Based on the book Design and Build Great APIs, you’ll learn to identify a consistent pattern that focuses on designing, building, and deploying robust, well-designed, and resilient APIs for existing services.

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