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API Conferences and Meetups You Should Attend

API conferences and meetups continue to offer attendees the opportunity to learn new skills, discover recent trends, view the latest technologies. You get to enjoy networking with other professionals, meet new friends and contacts in the industry. Thus, we’ve compiled a curated list of the top API conferences and other related events around the world you should consider attending to broaden your horizons, update your skill set and build relationships with key developers, leading experts and decision makers.


The way we build applications has changed dramatically over the last few years. Gone are the days of developers building every part of their application. Modern development teams are instead assembling their applications using a compilation of API services like Twilio, Stripe, and AWS.

  • When: February 27, 2018
  • Where: Bespoke, San Francisco, California, USA
  • URL: https://www.iterateconf.io/

API Conference

APIs are eating the digital world: From public APIs which allow companies to turbo scale their cloud and SaaS business model; to software architectures where REST APIs and JSON are indispensable. Join API Conference to become an expert on API development with Java, JavaScript/Node. js, PHP, .NET, as well as modern API Design & API Management.

  • When: April 11–13, 2018
  • Where: London, UK
  • URL: https://apiconference.net/

API World

API World 2018 is the world’s largest vendor-neutral API conference and expo, organizing the API Economy. API World is dedicated to the mission to be independent and facilitate connections, knowledge, trust and business within the developer community of API providers and consumers.

  • When: September 8–12, 2018
  • Where: San Jose, CA, USA
  • URL: http://apiworld.co/

QCon London

Attending QCon Includes: 18 editorial tracks across 3 days, 140+ practitioner speakers from places like Uber, Google,Facebook, Spotify Twitter, 11 to 1 attendee to speaker ratio. No hidden paid sessions/marketing, video recording for most sessions included, 17 optional workshops following the conference. And focus on healthy food, including gluten-free & vegan.

  • When: 5-7th March, 2018
  • Where: London, GB
  • URL: https://qconlondon.com/

You might also be interested in: Azure, Django, Java EE, ElasticSearch, SAP, AWS Development, Dojo, NumPy, Hibernate, Amazon S3 Conferences.

Created in 2012 in Paris, APIdays has organized 33 events in 11 countries, gathering over 10,000 attendees and 1,200+ speakers. Its aim is to democratize and evangelize the opportunities and the use of APIs for corporations and businesses to fully enter the next wave of the digital transformation, the era of automation The Meetup API provides simple RESTful HTTP and streaming interfaces for exploring and interacting Meetup platform from your own apps. You should receive a response header named X-Meetup-Saved-Events whose value is the authenticated member’s saved event count. Extend your community. Create Event. POST /:urlname/events json; Only members of the lead team may post new Meetup events. Creating an event without a time will result in an event with a “proposed” status. Event descriptions only support a If provided, the API will not return events with a start time earlier than the time specified by Create a ‘get’ function for the API, that can be used to get a list of events for example. Create a ‘post’ function for the API, that can be used to create a new venue or event for example. Using the Meetup.com API. Both functions take two parameters, ‘details’ and ‘url’. The events in the space include smaller meetups – often by geography (like API Meetup in San Francisco) and API Craft meetups. On the conference front there are Business APIs, API Strategy and Practice, APIDays, API World, ILoveAPIs, NordicAPis, APICon, Restfest, API Craft and likely some others.