Donald Hessing

Head of Microsoft & Delivery Architect Director @ Capgemini

Born in ’76 and raised with Commodore PC 10, GW Basic and table tennis, I’m educated in Information & Communication technology and experienced in the Microsoft technology stack, started as a Visual Basic and Microsoft .NET developer in the web content and service integration domain. Back in 2009 he became one of the first Microsoft Certified Masters (MCM) in the world and is now in his daily job delivery architect director Microsoft for Capgemini, overseeing Capgemini’s most challenging clients in the domain of customer experience, e-commerce and Azure. Donald likes to share his knowledge and findings in the community and has been a frequently asked speaker at national and international conferences including Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft DevDays / Techdays, European SharePoint, O365 and Azure Conference. Over the last 4 years, Donald was also the programme chair for one of Europe’s largest Microsoft conference – the European SharePoint, Office 365 and Azure Conference.

My Sessions

Introduction to GraphQL – The API for modern apps

Room 2

GraphQL is a new API standard that provides a more efficient, powerful and flexible alternative to REST. GraphQL enables declarative data fetching where a client can specify exactly what data it needs from an API. Instead of multiple endpoints that return fixed data structures, a GraphQL server only exposes a single endpoint and response with […]

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