Friday Hacks #121, October 14
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Date/Time: Friday, October 14 at 6:30pm
Venue: The Hangar by NUS Enterprise
Free pizza is served before the talks.
The what and the whys of promise
Common uses of promises with examples from jQuery, Angular and Node; sequencing, coordinating parallel tasks
Monads - a general pattern
Chuk is a lecturer at NUS ISS.
GraphQL in an Age of REST
GraphQL is an application layer query language from Facebook. With GraphQL, you can define your backend as a well-defined graph-based schema. Then client applications can query your dataset as they are needed. GraphQL’s power comes from a simple idea — instead of defining the structure of responses on the server, the flexibility is given to the client. In this talk, discover a new approach to build and expose Web APIs. Will GraphQL do to REST what REST did to SOAP?
Yos is a recent Computer Science graduate from NUS SoC, currently working as a software engineer at PayPal. In his spare time, Yos moonlights as an API fanatic and enjoys learning new things.
The HANGAR by NUS Enterprise — the campus hub for entrepreneurs.