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Nairobi API Festival 2023

event starts

17 Aug 2023

event ends

19 Aug 2023


Nairobi, Kenya

We are excited to invite you to attend the API Festival conference, a premier event for developers in Africa who want to learn about the latest trends and best practices in the API industry.

Our conference will cover a wide range of topics that are relevant to developers at all levels of experience, including:

Building APIs using different languages: This session will provide an overview of the various programming languages that are commonly used to build APIs, as well as their strengths and weaknesses. Attendees will learn about the trade-offs involved in choosing a particular language and how to select the right one for their needs.

  1. API security: This session will delve into the various threats that APIs face, such as hacking, malware, and data breaches. Attendees will learn about best practices for securing APIs, including how to implement secure authentication and authorization mechanisms and how to protect against common vulnerabilities.
  2. API authentication and authorization: This session will focus on the different methods that are used to authenticate and authorize API requests, such as API keys and OAuth. Attendees will learn how to choose the right approach for their particular needs and how to implement it effectively.
  3. API testing: This session will cover the importance of testing APIs to ensure that they are functioning correctly and meeting the requirements of their intended use. Attendees will learn about various testing approaches and tools, as well as strategies for debugging and troubleshooting issues that may arise.
  4. API design and best practices: This session will explore the key principles of API design and how to apply them to create APIs that are easy to use and maintain. Attendees will learn about common pitfalls to avoid and best practices for designing and documenting APIs.
  5. API documentation: This session will focus on the importance of clear and concise API documentation, as well as best practices for keeping it up-to-date and accurate. Attendees will learn how to write effective API documentation and how to use it to help users understand and use their APIs.
  6. API performance: This session will discuss techniques for optimizing the performance of APIs, such as caching, load balancing, and rate limiting. Attendees will learn how to use these techniques to improve the scalability and reliability of their APIs.
  7. API integration: This session will cover the process of integrating APIs with other systems and services, such as databases, cloud services, and mobile apps. Attendees will learn about common challenges and best practices for successful API integration.
  8. API governance: This session will explore strategies for managing and governing APIs within an organization, such as defining policies and procedures, establishing standards, and enforcing compliance. Attendees will learn how to implement effective API governance to ensure the success of their API projects.
  9. API industry trends: This session will discuss emerging technologies and trends in the API space, such as serverless architectures and microservices. Attendees will learn about the potential benefits and challenges of these trends and how they may impact the future of APIs.
  10. In addition to these sessions, the API Festival conference will also include networking opportunities with industry experts, as well as an exhibition area where attendees can learn about the latest products and services in the API space.

We believe that this conference is an excellent opportunity for developers to expand their knowledge and skills, connect with their peers, and stay up-to-date on the latest developments in the API industry. We hope you will join us at the API Festival conference and take advantage of this unique learning and networking opportunity.

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Call for Speakers
Call opens at 12:00 AM

10 Apr 2023

Call closes at 5:59 PM

09 Aug 2023

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free for speakers