Web hooks are becoming increasingly prevalent with service oriented architectures. Chances are, services you are currently using employ web hooks. In order to understand the utility and benefits of web hooks we need to categorize them. We will discuss 3 categories of web hooks and how to determine which ones suit your needs. Next we’ll create a small messaging system using different types of web hooks. We’ll address common problems typically experienced in real world use cases. Time permitting, we’ll look at a more complex example of a game using web hooks.
Speaker: Bradley Meck - Senior Software Engineer @BazaarVoice
October 23, 2013 - meetup