Will McKinley

Will is an Architect within the App Dev Practice in North America Solutions & Technology Practice. Will started his career in telecom in the 90s at the big companies and then moved to startups creating VOIP platforms and Content Management services. He also helped run internal unconferences based on the DevOpsDays format where they had global participation in the event. Currently, Will is helping Red Hat customers create breakthrough solutions and develop Cloud Native best practices with the App Dev Practice. Contact Will to talk about agile, lean and cloud native technologies!

Areas of Expertise

Cloud-native App Dev

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Contract-first development: Create a mock back end for realistic data interactions with React

Contract-first development: Create a mock back end for realistic data interactions with React

Many front-end developers are discovering the benefits of contract-first development. With this approach, front- and back-end developers use OpenAPI to collaboratively design an API specification. Once the initial specification is done, front-end developers can use API definitions and sample data to develop discrete user interface (UI) components. Defining a single OpenAPI spec improves cross-team collaboration, and API definitions empower front-end developers to design our initial workflows without relying on the back end.

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