Public APIs create value—for the provider and the consumer—only when they’re used. That’s why fields that attract and support developers have grown in recent years. These individuals and teams \_enable\_ developers to discover and better use APIs and other technical tools. Once a part of only the largest companies, these roles are now more common at medium-sized businesses and even startups.
In this Hoss Hangout, we talk to Tanay about the power of great content, including its ability to shape the culture of a developer community, and how to approach creating a meaningful content strategy from scratch. He also shares wisdom about collecting important feedback from a community and lessons learned from his experience as employee number three at n8n.
The API universe is exploding with growth. There are new entrants daily, both new API oriented startups and larger enterprises offering new services to customers. This growth has raised the bar for what developers expect from companies that offer APIs. Companies that see this transformation coming and understand that wowing developers is critical will thrive and those that don’t will find their customers going elsewhere.
Delivering a strong developer experience is more than just compiling intensive documentation and support hubs. That being said, they’re great foundational pieces. We’ll be looking at their importance and how Hoss’s developer experience tools can provide them to your developers.