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We chat with Paula Tulis and Bailey Gannett of Stoplight, a collaborative API design platform, to learn about the company's efforts to reach out to women to inspire them to consider development as a career. Tulis shares her experiences as well as the ways in which Stoplight engages with women.
There are several API implementations you could use for your application. But which is the right one? This article looks at the strengths and limitations of three of the most commonly used API architectural styles — REST, gRPC, and GraphQL — and how they interact with databases.
In this interview Jason Lengstorf of Netlify shares why live streaming is an indispensable tool for the DevRel community. Beyond offering a virtual way to connect with developers, live streaming platforms, especially Twitch, offer collaborative experiences for both the creators and their audiences.
To build trust in your API, you want to uncover issues before they reach production by moving as many aspects of the application development lifecycle into phases prior to reaching production. This article covers the five best practices to integrate API testing into the CI/CD pipeline.
One of the most important aspects of building an API is its design. There are no rules that govern how you have to build your APIs but there are certain principles that can help you develop APIs in the most commonly accepted ways. This article will cover the four basic principles of API design.
In this interview, Chris Traganos from Stripe discusses how his team tries to inspire developers to master payments. The talk goes in-depth on a number of topics including how Stripe approaches content creation, why online events provide good ROI, and why Stripe's docs are industry-leading.
Interoperability in healthcare has been a significant focus in the health tech industry. APIs are a crucial developmental space towards improved interoperability and developers need to understand the latest in ensuring APIs are up to date including formatting, security, and documentation.
This interview features Natalie Mullin, Product Marketing Manager at Zoom. A key driver to Zoom’s success has been its platform approach and a major component is the Zoom marketplace. Mullin explains how the developer relations team helps support marketplace developers and the benefits of doing so.
Market, technology and legislative trends create needs for digital transformation, but the true value comes not from the implementation of any single technology – not from SaaS, Mobile, IoT or Big Data in and of themselves – but rather from bringing multiple technologies together.
We recently sat down with Dylan Fox, Founder and CEO of AssemblyAI, an applied artificial intelligence company, to discuss how the company focuses its ecosystem engagement efforts as a startup. The interview covers how Assembly tries to get in front of developers with the goal of building its brand.
In March 2020, at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Alex Azar, used discretionary authority to suspend certain provisions of HIPAA law designed to protect the privacy of US citizens’ personal health information (PHI).
In this article, we interview Marylise Tauzia, Developer Engagement Lead at Square, a financial services and digital payments company. The interview covers how Square maintains its broad set of communications channels in an effort to foster relationships with developers where they gather.
The popularity of chat APIs has risen in recent years. Companies can use Chat APIs to help engage with customers during a sales process and the most popular ones enable organizations to provide real-time customer support, allowing them to offer greater overall customer-centricity.
In this article we interview David Clarke, CTO at IQVIA, a health information technology and clinical research solution provider. This discussion covers the benefits of hackathons including why they engage a developer's imagination, plus what Clarke considers the best practices for holding one.
In this article we interview Sendbird’s Head of Developer Relations Chris Chabot. He discusses the importance of his team understanding its audience well and how the content they create succeeds because of that. He also discusses the type of person that excels in a Dev Rel role at Sendbird.
As APIs emerge as a product to monetize, becoming the connection between high-tech startups and companies that want to modernize without butting up against their own internal inertia, a search for the best API tooling begins. Many API-powered companies place the API gateway at the top of that list.
In this article we interview Brian Douglas, Staff Developer Advocate at GitHub, a code hosting platform for version control and collaboration. He talks about how his team acts as matchmakers across the community and also how he has re-examined his approach to events since the pandemic.
Mux Partners With Maestro on Interactive Live Streaming Tech, Highlighting Benefits of API First Design
Mux, a video technology company, has partnered with Maestro, an interactive live streaming platform, to provide creators with a one-stop-shop for everything that they need to build immersive and interactive video experiences. ProgrammableWeb spoke with Mux co-founder and CEO Jon Dahl.
While API-driven B2B eCommerce services encourage decoupling and separation of functionality, they also drive deeper connectivity and automation, granting greater flexibility and cost-savings. The benefits are so great that we're likely to see greater reliance on APIs in the future.
In this article, we talk with the team at Signable, an electronic signature provider. They discuss how their customer success team is able to engage with developers and customers on a personal level. This approach lets them set up a feedback loop for the API and help address any issues that arise.