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Thursday, October 10 • 9:00am - 9:15am
PRO SESSION (API): Roadmap to Growth: How Great Docs Turn Users Into Evangelists

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World-class APIs deserve world-class documentation — docs that truly make life easier and more productive for developers. But, unfortunately, great documentation often takes a backseat to new features and other priorities. The good news is that creating great documentation for your world-class APIs doesn’t have to feel impossible. If you’re creating a new API, or if your existing API lacks the documentation it deserves, this talk will share: The four types of documentation that every API needs How to create documentation that improves the developer experience Tips for ensuring your API can be discovered, shared and analyzedKey decision factors in whether to build your own docs or use an off-the-shelf solution

API World 2019 Speakers
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James Messinger

Product Director, ShipEngine
No matter where he is  and no matter the time of day, James Messinger is pumped to talk about  developer experience. He has spent his entire career focused on building  developer tooling and APIs, including stops at both Postman and Microsoft.  Today, James is product director... Read More →

Thursday October 10, 2019 9:00am - 9:15am PDT
API World -- Main Stage Theater