API The Docs Virtual 2021 Spring - Recaps

Spring season of APITD Virtual 2021, five virtual sessions each with 3-4 presentations.

This overview page is the full list of talks of the 2021 Spring season of API The Docs. The recordings, slide decks, and talk summaries are available through the links to the dedicated page. Enjoy!

See also recaps for the Fall Season of 2021, Showcase Your DevPortal series.

Call for Papers for API the Docs 2022 conference is open. Submit your talk proposal.

API Ecosystem: from design to exploration

Live session was on 13 July

Andrea Szollossi and Karl Salisbury (Adyen): Open sourcing Adyen’s API explorer

Carson Hunter (MTNA): Generating interactive Postman docs

Mariano Vazquez (MODO): How to develop an API ecosystem in the fintech industry from the ground up


Technical writing best practices: audience, and writing principles

Live session was on 9 June

Dana Scheider (Envato): The Joy of Docs, or, Technical Writing for Developers and Engineers

Kathrine Osadchenko (Wix): Measure and improve API references with use cases

Brendan Lynch (ABN AMRO Bank): Blood, sweat, and creating an API handbook


API first and beyond

Live session was on 19 May

Olaf Stelter (Mercedes-Benz): Leveraging API Docs and Tools at Mercedes-Benz /developers

Phoebe Baxter and David Vilf (Onfido): Essential ingredients to rapidly scaling your API-first product strategy


Toolchains: Needs and Options

Live session was on 5 May

Lisa Karlin Curtis (GoCardless): How to avoid breaking other people's things

Felix Kerger (King): Lessons learned: Choosing your documentation system

Christoph Weber (Pronovix): An overview of devportal technologies and their (dis)advantages


Scale and streamline: API first design, DevRel, and GraphQL

Live session was on 14 April

Yantian You (SAS): API First Workflow: How could we have better API Docs through DevOps pipeline

Anna Tsolakou (Amadeus): Why you need a Developer Relations team for your API

Mihaela-Roxana Ghidersa (Centric IT Solutions Romania): GraphQL vs BFF: A critical perspective





Applause to our sponsors for contributing to API The Docs Virtual Season 3: Adyen, MongoDB, Vonage – Thank you!

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