What makes a developer hate your API? Spending hours in getting to the first Hello World, vague instructions to obtain OAuth tokens, Python code samples written in Java style, or an outdated SDK? Well – all of them!
That’s why successful APIs take special care of developer experience, and provide ingredients to make API consumption super easy. In this talk, I’ll elucidate those ingredients by sharing our experience of working with developers of 10 programming languages. We’ll cover what works for developers and what not, and how to use automation to create a beautiful developer experience for APIs.
October 11, 2017 14:20