Jarkko Moilanen
May 31, 2017 · 2 min read

Two of the most hot topics in ICT industry GraphQL and Chatbots are covered in June APIOps meetups.


GraphQL is an application layer query language from Facebook. With GraphQL, you can define your backend as a well-defined graph-based schema. Then client applications can query your dataset as they are needed.


A chatbot is a service, powered by rules and sometimes artificial intelligence, that you interact with via a chat interface. The service could be any number of things, ranging from functional to fun, and it could live in any major chat product (Facebook Messenger, Slack, Telegram, Text Messages, etc.). [source, read more]

Meetups in Helsinki and Tampere — both offer Youtube broadcast

As mentioned we provide Youtube streaming, but you will not be able to participate in most fruitful conversations after the presentations. More details can be found from event site at meetup.com. More information below.

In Tampere: Discover GraphQL opportunities June 6th

GraphQL meetup will take place in Tampere June 6th. More information and RSVP via meetup.com. Host will be Vincit Oy — The best Place to Work in Europe 2016.

Tentative agenda is:

1. What is GraphQL? (5 minutes)

Crash course(ish) introduction to GraphQL

2. GraphQL Voayger (25 minutes)

Ivan Goncharov — (15 minutes presentation +10 minutes discussion)

3. Beauty and the Beast. Clojure ❤ Graphql (25 minutes)

Anton Maklakov — (15 minutes presentation + 10 minutes discussion)

4. Closing words and discussion

RSVP here!

In Helsinki: Chatbots driven services and APIs June 13th

Chatbots are kind of hot now everywhere: customer service, social media, Fintech, API developer eXperience, Alexa. All of them are utilizing APIs. Lets meet and share knowledge about how the services are build, what are the opportunities and challenges.

Chatbot focused meetup is hosted by Microsoft, which is also API economy partner of APIOps network. Another event partner is Kwork Innovaatiot.

Tentative agenda:

1. Experiences from chatbot projects, Antti Törrönen, Kwork Innovations

Experiences from chatbots and user flow design. Focus more on UX than hard core code.

2. Presentation from Microsoft. Details coming soon.

3. APIbot.ai — conversational OpenAPI specs, APInf Oy

RSVP here!

Previous session recordings in Youtube

All of the presentations in APIOps meetups are added to community Youtube channel. Subscribe to it!


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Jarkko Moilanen

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Platform of Trust DX Lead, APItalist (API Economy Consuntant) Founder of: @APIOps, API Economy Hacklab. Author of "API Economy 101" book.



APIOps Global Network for APIOps, a new breed of DevOps to support lean, business-oriented and developer friendly APIs

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