Verisign and NLnet Labs have recently announced the first beta release (0.1.0) of an open source implementation of the getdns API specification. The project's home page is at https://getdnsapi.net.
getdns is a modern asynchronous DNS API. It implements DNS entry points from a design developed and vetted by application developers, in the specification at http://www.vpnc.org/getdns-api/ edited by Paul Hoffman.
With the implementation of this API, we intend to offer application developers a modernized and flexible way to access DNS security (DNSSEC) and other powerful new DNS features; a particular hope is to inspire application developers towards innovative security solutions in their applications.
In this presentation I will give an application developers view of DNSSEC and describe the independently written getDNS API specification. I will showcase the open source implementation of the specification built by our team of developers from NLNet Labs and Verisign.
The presentation will cover how to