Chris Noring talks with us about why web APIs should be important to developers, how people should manage their APIs, working without a database, do smaller APIs need a load balancer, the importance of security for your APIs, and why the developer experience is important for API management.

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Recording date: June 27, 2024

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  • 01:09 Introducing Chris Noring
  • 03:06 What is a web API developer?
  • 07:24 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 08:28 How should people manage their APIs?
  • 13:38 Have you tried working without a database?
  • 17:24 Is load balancing needed on smaller APIs?
  • 21:44 Sponsor: IdeaBlade
  • 22:37 The importance of API security
  • 27:22 Why is developer experience that API management could help with?
  • 37:44 Final thoughts

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.