October 31 - November 2  - Portland, OR
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Tuesday, October 31 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Connect Your RESTful API to Hundreds of Others in Minutes (Zapier and other Integration Platforms) - Sean Matthews, Left Hook Digital

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You may have seen the articles or blog posts claiming something outrageous like how you can connect to hundreds of other Apps and enable thousands of use cases within a few hours of development.

They’re true. In this workshop, the Left Hook team will walk you through how to connect your App to hundreds of others on Zapier’s platform in a matter of minutes. There are a few big asterisks to achieve this speed: 1) Your API needs to be RESTful using either API token or OAuth2.0; 2) You’ll need to choose only a few basic use cases; 3) You need to be comfortable in a Node.js environment; 4) You need to be comfortable using a CLI tool.

We’ll walk you through a quick integration, and then talk about the pros and cons of over 30+ different integration platforms out there, as well as highlighting platforms upon which developers are able to build out their own API connectors TODAY.

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Sean Matthews

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Left Hook Digital
Sean has led the team at Left Hook Digital over the past few years as they embark on a journey to make APIs easier for everyone. They talk to both sides of the aisle: helping API Providers think through their Integration Strategy and building out API Connectors on different platforms... Read More →

Tuesday October 31, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm PDT
Broadway I/II