Oct 18-19, 2019  ·  San Antonio, TX
Texas Camp 2019

GraphQL and JSON:API in the wild

Skill Level
Saturday 10/19/2019

Out of the myriad of API design standards two are top of mind these days: GraphQL and JSON:API. We at Four Kitchens have a had the unique experience of running both side by side for an API serving millions of requests per day powering one of the nation’s leading media companies apps, devices and websites. In this presentation we'll explain: A quick intro to each standard What we learning about the two standards running side by side How our infrastructure evolved to run both Real world war stories of what it was like to build both at scale Feedback from teams who used the both APIs to build their front ends Finally pros and cons of each standard based on experience

Mike Minecki

Mike has been building websites since 1999. As the director of technology at Four Kitchens, he leads and coaches the technical team. He splits his time between working on the newest publishing methods and geeking out about technology leadership. Mike is an avid speaker and has presented at more than a dozen conferences across the world. He was DevOps track lead for Drupalcon Austin