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The following is a list of ProgrammableWeb articles that matched your search term. On an nearly 24/7 basis, ProgrammableWeb publishes new articles ranging from news to opinion to tutorials for both developers and API providers. All of our articles are categorized in such a way that you can find your way to related articles, APIs, SDKs, Libraries, Frameworks, Tutorials and Sample Source Code. If you have an interest in contributing any of the aforementioned content to ProgrammableWeb, be sure to read our guidelines for such contributions.
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.
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.
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.
In this article, we interview Gregory De Jans, head of the developer portal at TomTom, a provider of location technology services. He discusses the company's switch in product focus from B2C to B2B and how that required a reinvention of its marketing and engagement efforts to take aim at developers.
All successful API providers engage with developers as part of their API strategy. In this series ProgrammableWeb interviews providers about their best practices for engaging with developers. In this article we talk with Raphael Assaraf from Aircall to learn what drives its engagement strategy.
All successful API providers engage with developers as part of their API strategy. In this series ProgrammableWeb interviews providers about their best practices for engaging with developers. In this article we chat with Ryan Boyd of Databricks to learn what drives its engagement strategy.
All successful API providers engage with developers as part of their API strategy. In this series ProgrammableWeb interviews providers about their best practices for engaging with developers. We talk with Lisa-Marie Namphy from Cockroach Labs to learn what drives its engagement strategy.
An essential part of any API strategy is to engage with your developer ecosystem. This interview continues a series where ProgrammableWeb talks to providers about their best practices for engaging with developers. We talk with Randall Degges from Okta to learn what drives its engagement strategy.
An essential part of any API strategy is to engage with your developer ecosystem. This interview continues a series where ProgrammableWeb talks to providers about their best practices for engaging with developers. We talk with Quinton Wall from Twilio to learn what drives it's engagement strategy.
Walgreens last week announced the deprecation of the Balance Rewards for Healthy Choices (BRhc) API. The announcement was made on October 30th and the deprecation date is set for November 4th. A five-day notice for a service deprecation is disrespectful to developers.
An essential part of any API strategy is to engage with your developer ecosystem. This interview is the first in a series where ProgrammableWeb talks to providers about their best practices for engaging with developers. We talk with Nick Tran from Postman to learn about how he set up its strategy.
Apple surprised developers by announcing the public release of iOS14 would ship with only a one day Golden Master period. Proactive communication is an important part of a provider's API strategy and by not communicating the short GM period ahead of time, Apple risked damaging its developers' trust.
Google recently announced a feature update to its Google Cloud Storage documentation; placeholder variables that can be replaced within the code samples. This new feature lets a developer use custom variables within a code sample making for a more relevant and understandable documentation.
Vonage, a global cloud communication services provider, has announced a new developer program called Vonage Voyagers. This new program is intended to help build a developer community that provides the company with product feedback and user-generated content.
Vonage has announced that users of its Messages API now have access to a sandbox environment to help develop their chat and messaging applications. Out of the box the sandbox will let developers link to WhatsApp, Viber or Facebook Messenger and start sending messages from a Vonage business number.
Recently GitLab, an application for the DevOps lifecycle, announced it acquired Peach Tech, a security software firm specializing in protocol fuzz testing and dynamic application security testing (DAST) API testing, and Fuzzit, a continuous fuzz testing solution providing coverage-guided testing.
The best APIs are built with design ground rules rooted in common sense. A uniting governance based on rigorous standards, knowing your target developers well, thoughtful nomenclature, and giving the support assets as much attention as the main product.
One proven method of engaging with decision makers who visit your portal is to show example use cases that address how your APIs can solve a developer's specific problems. This article looks at how Western Union leverages use cases to improve the DX for visitors to its API portal.
Codugh wants developers to directly earn money for their APIs. It's building a marketplace where developers publish APIs. As those APIs are used, regardless of integrated application, the API developer gets paid. Codugh has partnered with Bitcoin SV (BSV) to pay developers per call.
As part of our ongoing series on best in class API portals, this article looks at Stripe, a payments technology provider, and the features that make its API reference stand out. Stripe gets the basics right, but also adds lots of little details that go a long way towards creating a great DX.
Good API portals meet developers where they are in terms of technology and language choice by offering SDKs and sample code in languages that are appropriate for developers. This article looks at TomTom’s developer portal that treats its SDKs as a first-class citizen on par with their API offerings.
Postman just released its 2019 State of the API Report. Postman surveys its community each year to better understand who is working with APIs, how they are using them, and where the industry is headed. Expanded scope of API users, security, and documentation were hot topics of this year's report.
This article looks at Twilio, a communications platform provider that enables phones, VoIP, and messaging to be embedded into Web, desktop, and mobile software. Twilio’s developer portal does a fantastic job with its case studies that help educate visitors who are still in a decision-making mode.
Stream’s API portal has nailed the critical part of the DX called Time to Hello API. The getting started guide helps users onboard with minimal friction and lets them see how the API works under several use cases, all within five minutes. This helped Stream earn an Editor's Choice Award for DX.