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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.
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.
According to recent findings from FingerprintJS, a bug in Safari 15 has the potential to leak users’ browsing activity, and reveal personal information attached to a Google account. The bug in question comes from Apple’s implementation of the IndexedDB API and as of yet has not been resolved.
Postman has announced that it now supports gRPC in beta. Starting with v9.7.1, developers can test their gRPC APIs on the platform. Key features of this update include autocomplete while composing messages as a way of speeding up testing and the support for multiple streaming gRPC methods.
The team behind machine learning library Flink ML recently released version 2.0, including an updated API and a Python SDK. Flink ML, part of the Apache Flink stream processing framework, is a library that provides APIs and infrastructure for building machine learning algorithms.
Unstoppable Domains, a platform for user-controlled digital identity on Web3, recently announced the global launch of Login with Unstoppable, an NFT single sign-on service for Ethereum and Polygon. Supported by over 50 partners at launch, it aims to provide a foundation for digital identity on Web3.
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.
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.
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.
Earlier this year Twilio announced that it open-sourced an OpenAPI specification in Beta for all 33 Twilio APIs, in both JSON and YAML format. This makes the APIs more easily consumable and discoverable and is why Twilio has earned a ProgrammableWeb Editor's Choice award for Developer experience.
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.
Facebook has announced the release of the Graph API v12.0 and Marketing API v12.0. These updates include breaking changes requiring developers to update their apps. The major change is that the Graph API now supports backwards compatibility for apps that use newly created one-click access tokens.
Postman has announced the launch of a new version of its platform, dubbed the Postman API Platform, with a number of new features. The new updates are aimed at helping organizations become API-first companies that use APIs as the base upon how their business strategies are built.
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.
IQVIA, a health information technology and clinical research solution provider, is currently running its COVID-19 Healthcare App Challenge, a hackathon-style competition for developers that wish to leverage the recently released IQVIA HealthCare Locator SDK. The event runs through June 28th.
Facebook has announced the release of the Graph API v11.0 and Marketing API v11.0 as well as moving the Platform SDK to v11.0. These updates include breaking changes that will require developers to update their applications to ensure compatibility. The Instagram Basic Display API was also updated.
At Facebook’s developer event F8 Refresh, WhatsApp announced updates to its WhatsApp Business API aimed at helping businesses to better communicate with customers. Facebook announced the coming launch of the Researcher API aimed at providing viable research opportunities for the academic community.
Twitter has announced two new features for its v2 API; endpoints that provide access to Likes and blocks data. This latest update to v2, originally launched last August, will give third-party application developers access to more data and is meant to bring the API closer to parity with v1.1.
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.