Analyzing the API docs and DX Patterns in the Best Media Developer Portals 2

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Analyzing the API docs and DX Patterns in the Best Media Developer Portals 2

March 7, 2019

After stock photo companies, video player software providers and audio distribution platforms this article will analyze developer portals in the journalism industry. We focused on two types of news organizations: the traditional ones that already existed before the digital era (such as TV channels, newspapers or radios) and those that were born web-based (and serve as online data providers). Our research revealed some of the differences in their approach to developer portals.

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User-focused Content Design for API Documentation

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User-focused Content Design for API Documentation

January 31, 2019

At APIdays Paris 2018, Ronnie Mitra gave an insightful talk on how to improve API documentation and learning experiences, for which he gathered inspiration from the Dreyfus model of skill acquisition.

In this post, we’ll dive a little deeper into the whole topic and illustrate Ronnie’s conclusions by giving an overview of content and DX elements we imagine would help developers along their learning journey.

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Interview with the DevPortalAwards winners

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Interview with the DevPortalAwards winners

November 29, 2018

The goal of the DevPortal Awards is to recognize the best developer portals and learn from their practices. In our previous post we already shared the jury’s reasoning for choosing the winners, but of course we were thrilled to hear the opinion of the other side, the teams that made their portal an awarded success!

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DevPortal Awards 2018

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DevPortal Awards 2018

November 15, 2018

What are the world's best devportals? What do they do differently? Are there any best practices that everybody could and/or should be doing? Our primary aim with the Devportal Awards was to answer these questions - or at least trigger a discussion about them.

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Analyzing the API docs and DX Patterns in the Best Media Developer Portals

Developer Portals

Analyzing the API docs and DX Patterns in the Best Media Developer Portals

November 7, 2018

Users today expect their music, videos and pictures to be available anywhere at anytime. Developers need APIs that can provide this to end users, but they also need developer portals that enable them to integrate these APIs into their applications as efficiently and quickly as possible. In this post we provide some great examples from a selection of such publicly available developer portals.

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Editorial Services as a Central Utility for API Teams

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Editorial Services as a Central Utility for API Teams

October 3, 2018

Most organizations never consciously address the experience of the developers that create APIs, the upstream. This is only logical, upstream Developer eXperience doesn’t always need attention: a team that is dedicated to APIs will overcome friction on its own terms. In large enterprise organizations, however, where API development might be a secondary priority of a team, upstream DX can make the difference between a failed and a successful digital transformation initiative.

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API Docs Apprenticeship Program

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API Docs Apprenticeship Program

August 30, 2018

The goal of our API Documentation Apprenticeship program is dual. It provides technical writer skills for our clients and it is an opportunity for novice API documentarians to gain credentials by working on enterprise projects under the guidance and supervision of experienced mentors.

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Analyzing the API Docs and DX Patterns in the Best Banking Developer Portals

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Analyzing the API Docs and DX Patterns in the Best Banking Developer Portals

May 24, 2018

PSD2 and a swarm of Fintech guerilla competitors are shaking up the banking sector. A large number of financial institutions decided to embrace the change, and to execute an Open banking strategy. As a direct result, a lot of new APIs and developer portals for banking services are now available on the public web. From the numerous developer portals we found, we’ve selected some of the best portals that demonstrate the innovations and best practices to enhance developer experience in the banking context.

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