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As CTO of CallHub, Chetan owns the product strategy for their call center software, automated voice messaging and SMS marketing software. Before CallHub, Chetan was associated with BlueJeans Network and NetApp, where he worked on cloud, video, analytics and enterprise storage products. Chetan is the author of the book Learning Python Design Patterns, he takes keen interest in mobile apps, platform engineering, distributed systems, real time cloud applications and evangelises open source.
In a world driven by the Internet, mobile apps need to share and receive information from their products' back end (for example, from databases) as well as from third-party sources such as Facebook and Twitter.
These interactions are often made through RESTful APIs. When the number of requests increases, the way these requests are made becomes very critical to development, because the manner in which you fetch data can really affect the user experience of an app.