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Open Source in Finance Podcast: FDC3 Fast and Easy - Kris West

September 09, 2021
In this episode of the podcast, Grizz "sits down" with Kris West, Principal Engineer at Cosaic, about his upcoming talk at the Open Source Strategy Forum in London October 5th. They discuss Kris's background and position at lead on the FDC3 project; what FDC3 is and who it should matter to; and then a little insight into the FDC3 Workbench that Coasic is contributing to FINOS.
Episode show notes are available below.

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FDC3 Fast and Easy: Introducing the FDC3 Workbench for Vendors - Kris West, Cosaic - Kris West

As desktop interoperability gains momentum, app vendors must prepare for expectations from clients who look for FDC3-enabled applications to join their integrated desktops. Meeting FDC3 standards allows your app to easily interoperate with other applications (without the need to coordinate with their developers first) and therefore secure a spot on clients' smart desktops. Getting your application FDC3-enabled is easier than ever with the new FINOS-contributed project, FDC3 Workbench. This new developer tool makes it easy to verify that your application communicates correctly with other apps using FDC3 protocol, while additionally providing a fully-featured desktop agent—Finsemble—to develop in. Don’t be left out of the interop movement—join this session to see how this open-sourced workbench can assist you today.


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