Joshua T Kalis he/him/his

I build great teams and excellent software.

Twelve-Factor Apps

A set of broad conceptual solutions, and a shared vocabulary, for systemic problems seen in modern application development.

APIStrat 2016 (Boston)

Every time I go to an API conference I get inspired.

Functional Javascript

Testable code promotes reliable re-writing and can be objectively ensured to have fewer bugs. Who wants to fix code that was thought to already have been fixed?

Fungible Engineers

A myth that needs to die.

How to: Hypermedia

Hypermedia is not a "silver bullet" and will incur some up-front cost in

What is Hypermedia?

Isn't it usually the case that when this statement is uttered, the person who delivered it doesn't have an answer?

jQuery Plugins

Why, and How?

What Is this?

Hopefully, this will not be too much of a problem.

JSConf 2014

Not really, but seriously, it is.

Lambda Jam 2014

"Transit is a format and set of libraries for conveying values between applications written in different programming languages." -


  1. The problem-space luxui is attempting to address


Hypermedia driven web UIs.


Count all entries, in data, with the color 'Blue'.


Relax. You can do it.

REST Is Easy!

And by "REST is Easy!" I really mean "resource modeling is easy". Which becomes