Les Hazlewood, Stormpath co-founder and CTO and the Apache Shiro PMC Chair demonstrates how to design a beautiful REST + JSON API. Includes the principles of RESTful design, how REST differs from XML, tips for increasing adoption of your API, and security concerns. Presentation video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WXYw4J4QOU More info: http://www.stormpath.com/blog/designing-rest-json-apis Further reading: http://www.stormpath.com/blog Sign up for Stormpath: https://api.stormpath.com/register Stormpath is a user management and authentication service for developers. By offloading user management and authentication to Stormpath, developers can bring applications to market faster, reduce development costs, and protect their users. Easy and secure, the flexible cloud service can manage millions of users with a scalable pricing model.