Hands-On Introduction to OpenAPI 3.0

Ted-Epstein Ted Epstein

Developers, IT architects, and technical writers of all stripes: If you’ve been wanting to dive into OpenAPI 3.0, this workshop is for you. Please be sure to register ahead of time and bring your laptop, as we’ll be working through examples and exercises.

In this half-day workshop, we’ll introduce the essential capabilities commonly used features of OpenAPI 3.0, the industry-standard REST API description language. Topics we’ll cover include:

  • OpenAPI history, purpose, and essential use cases
  • Document structure and API building blocks: paths, operations, parameters, requests and responses
  • Defining message structures with OpenAPI Schema Objects
  • API documentation with markdown, tags and examples
  • Collaboration and reuse with components
  • Pragmatic REST API design patterns and practices
  • Overview of advanced features: security schemes, links and callbacks

Austin API Summit 2019


May 13, 2019 13:00




4 hours including break