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RESTFest 2017 is in the history books!

Below is the final agenda for this year's RESTFest. If you were an attendee, feel free to update the agenda and your People Page to make sure all this data is up-to-date. We'll "freeze" this page in a few weeks to make sure it remains available to search engines and future research.

Wednesday Pre-Fest Workshop

The Pre-Fest Workshop is a full-day hands-on event where attendees can learn the details of building both back-end and front-end solutions for the Web. This year, the workshop is led by RESTFest alumni, Shelby-Switzer and Mike-Amundsen.

  • 8:30 - 9:00 : Welcome, Breakfast
  • 9:00 - 9:45 : What is REST?
  • 9:45 - 10:30 : Designing a REST API
  • 10:30 - 11:00 : Break
  • 11:00 - 11:45 : Implementing a REST Server
  • 11:45 - 12:30 : Validating your REST Server
  • 12:30 - 1:30 : Lunch
  • 1:30 - 2:15 : The Basics of a REST Client
  • 2:15 - 3:00 : Designing a REST Client
  • 3:00 - 3:30 : Break
  • 3:30 - 4:15 : Implementing a REST Client
  • 4:15 - 5:00 : Validating your REST Client

Thursday HackDay

HackDay is a chance for all RESTFest participants to join together an collaborate on one or more projects. This year's HackDay theme is Open Data and will be led by Shelby-Switzer. Whether your a developer, designer, deployment maven, documentation wizard, or just plain ready to help, we need all types this year to help build out real open data sites and projects. We also start some of the Featured-Talk and Five-in-Five talks Friday afternoon.

  • 8:30 - 9:00 : Welcome, Breakfast
  • 9:00 - 9:30 : The Challenges of Open Data APIs: Introduction to Open Data APIs and specific projects for the hack day that will help the Open Data ecosystem
  • 9:30 - 10:00 : Form Teams
  • 10:00 - 12:30 : Hack Session
  • 12:30 - 1:30 : Lunch
  • 1:30 - 4:00 : Hack Session
  • 4:00 - 5:00 : Stand-Ups, Demos
  • 5:00 - 10:00 : GET /Greenville Crawl

Friday, StackDay & Keynote

StackDay is a chance for all of us to show off cool tools and libraries we use when working on the Web. If you'be built some tools, show them off! If you really enjoy working with some platform, libraries, or other tools we'd love to learn more about them and how you use them.

Friday night is also when we host the Keynote. This year's talk is "Time to Redecentralise the Web" by Irina Bolychevsky.

Finally, Friday night is GameNight. Bring your family-friendly board games and card games for a night of fun.

Saturday, TalkDay (5in5 & Feature Talks)

TalkDay is when Everyone Talks and Everyone Listens. All attendees have the oppty to share their thoughts and ideas in an open, supportive and positive environment of collaboration.

We wrap up this year's RESTFest with our "RESTFest After Party" (details to come).

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