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Secrets of Writing Good Documentation

Taylor Barnett, a Community Engineer at Keen IO, says practice and constant iteration are key to writing good documentation.  At the upcoming API Strategy & Practice Conference 2017, Oct. 31 -Nov. 2 in Portland, OR, Barnett will explain the different types of docs and describe some best...
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dev team
Learn tricks, shortcuts, and automation strategies for creating a Developer Experience team, at APIStrat.

Automation within the Developer Experience Team

Many companies that provide an API also include SDKs. At SendGrid, such SDKs send several billions of emails monthly through SendGrid’s Web API. Recently, SendGrid re-built their seven open source SDKs (Python, PHP, C#, Ruby, Node.js, Java, and Go) to support 233 API endpoints, a process which I’ll...
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The Basics of Consuming REST APIs

It seems that every application out there is hungry for an API. Let’s look at Yelp for example. Yelp by itself won’t have the functionality you’d expect. In order to search nearby restaurants or locations, it needs to use an API for a map. It uses the Google API. With that, you can locate nearest...
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distributed systems
Testing is especially important in modern distributed software systems. Learn more at the upcoming APIStrat conference.

Why Testing Is Important for Distributed Software

As developers, we often hear that tests are important. Automated testing minimizes the number of bugs released to production, helps prevent regression, improves code quality, supplements documentation, and makes code reviews easier. In short, tests save businesses money by increasing system uptime...
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Improve the efficiency of your software development team with the RICE framework. Learn more at the upcoming APIStrat conference in Portland, Oregon.

Double Your Development Velocity without Growing Your Team

The Developer Experience team at SendGrid is a small, but mighty force of two. We attempt to tackle every problem that we can get our hands on. This often means that some items get left behind.  At the outset, we surveyed everything that was going on in our open source libraries and we quickly...
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The upcoming APIStrat conference – Oct. 31-Nov. 2 in Portland – features three days of technical sessions, keynotes, and workshops.

APIStrat Conference Workshops Cover API Integration, Security, Testing, and More

The API Strategy & Practice conference (APIStrat) – taking place Oct. 31 through Nov. 2 in Portland – features three days of technical sessions, keynotes, and more, including several workshops providing hands-on learning opportunities. These sessions cover topics such as RESTful API integration...
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The API Strategy & Practice Conference Call for Proposals ends June 16, 2017.

Only 2 More Weeks to Submit Your Talk to APIStrat 2017

The API Strategy & Practice Conference, which will be held Oct. 31 - Nov. 2 in Portland, OR, provides a vendor-neutral event for discussion of the latest API topics and will bring together developers, IT teams, business users, executives, and others to discuss opportunities and challenges in...
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APIStrat, Oct. 31-Nov.2, 2017 in Portland, Oregon.
APIStrat will be held Oct. 31 - Nov.2, 2017 in Portland, Oregon.


Jointly hosted by the Open API Initiative and The Linux Foundation, the API Strategy & Practice Conference, APIStrat, is focused on the API economy. The eighth edition of the conference will bring together everyone – from the API curious to today's leaders – to discuss opportunities and...
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