You've created a fantastic API for public developers. Great! The work doesn't stop there. You have to make a developer experience to draw developers into *using* that API. Not only that, but you've got to *maintain* that developer experience if you're to have any hope of retaining those developers. No need to be daunted by the projects before you. Many have walked this path before, and you are in the fortunate position to learn from their past mistakes.
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.