GA Digital Buffet: Data and APIs
Chris Castiglione, Shafqat Islam, Matt LeMay
June 12th from 9:30 am - 8:30 pm
Join General Assembly for a full week of immersive workshops that will turn students into able contributors to the digital landscape. Each full-day workshop will provide a thorough subject overview, highlighting trends, tactics, and forecasts of future activity.
Monday: Evolutions in Social
Wednesday: Digital Business
Thursday: User Experience
Friday: Evolutions in Technology
Data and APIs -- June 12th
APIs are changing the way business is done on the internet. This day-long session will give students a practical introduction to APIs, including examples of successful APIs in the wild, examples of applications built on top of APIs and mashups. We'll explore several case studies and examine the advantages and disadvantages of building an API for your business.
9:30 am Breakfast
10:00 am The Business of APIs / Shafqat Islam
11:30 am The What and Why of APIs / Matt LeMay
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm APIs: Examples and Case Studies / Chris Castiglione
3:00 pm Break
3:15 pm A Data Driven Approach to PR / Will Flaherty
4:30 pm Fireside Chat with Shafqat Islam, Co-founder & CEO of Newscred
Following the Digital Buffet, join us in the lounge at 7pm for a complimentary special event, Intro to The New York Times API with Brad Stenger.
Want to join us for the entire week? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for full week rates!
General Assembly is a campus for technology, design, and entrepreneurship. We provide educational programming, space, and support to facilitate collaborative practices and learning opportunities across a community inspired by the entrepreneurial experience.
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