Kovit Nisar
Kovit Nisar

Kovit Nisar works as a Software Engineer within the Apps@Research team in IBM Research. He is currently in IBM for 5+ years and has worked for Amdocs for three years. In his role at IBM, Kovit designs architectural solution and implements full stack solutions.

Kovit holds a Masters of Science in Computer Science from Northeastern University.

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Are You a Polyglot? Creating the Same API in Three languages: GoLang, Python, and JavaScript

As software developers, we typically use the tools we feel most comfortable with, but when it comes to backend APIs, there's a ton of languages, libraries, and tools to choose from. It's important to be able to identify the benefits of each language to determine what is best for our use case.

In this talk, we’ll compare the advantages and disadvantages to creating an API in three popular languages along with their runtime environments: GoLang, Python (using Flask) and JavaScript (using Node.js).