I have spoken at many of the west coast WordCamp and now have the privilege of speaking to a new group on the other side of the nation! I am speaking at WordCamp Chicago 2013 on Interacting with External APIs. Here is the blurb about my topic:

Leveraging resources available in external APIs is a hot topic in today’s web world, however how to leverage those resources from WordPress is not well known. In this presentation I will walk you through the API functionality built-into WordPress and show you how to retrieve information from an existing popular API.

Interacting with External APIs – wcchi 2013