Michelle Garrett

Software Engineer @Twitter

Michelle Garrett is a Software Engineer at Twitter, where she is part of the team building Twitter's large scale GraphQL API. Prior to Twitter, Michelle worked on a GraphQL implementation at Condé Nast, powering the international Vogue websites. Michelle is an organiser of Node Girls, which provides free technical workshops in an effort to improve gender diversity in the industry.


API Showdown: REST vs. GraphQL vs. gRPC – Which Should You Use?

When architecting an API, one of the major decisions is choosing the appropriate communication technology and protocol. Every solution comes with trade-offs, so how do you find the right fit for your needs? The three panelists will each be a representative for one of today's popular technologies: REST, GraphQL, and gRPC. We'll cover origin stories, what it takes to get started, when each is the right tool for the job, and when it's absolutely the wrong tool for the job.


Tuesday Nov 9 / 02:10PM EST (40 minutes)


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