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Tuesday, September 11 • 4:00pm - 4:25pm
KEYNOTE: Making Great APIs

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You’ve designed, tested, documented … and now you have a great API. Now what? In this talk, Abhinav will review his perspective on the best ways to take that great API, get it into the hands of developers, and become part of the API eco-system. Many of these tips start with the API itself: is the design developer-friendly? Is the API documentation useful, accurate, and kept up-to-date? Some are related to ongoing communication and updates: how often is the API updated, and how are changes communicated? Some are marketing-focused - where to be included: lists, marketplaces, exchanges? While focused on promoting a public API, many of the tips in this talk apply to private and internal APIs, which comprise the majority of APIs used today.

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Abhinav Asthana

VP/Marketing, Postman, Inc.
Abhinav is an experienced developer and entrepreneur. He wrote the first free Postman app in 2012, when he first began working with APIs, because he realized that *hated* cURL. He envisioned a simple client for HTTP requests, to help him get beyond simple GET and POST requests and... Read More →

Tuesday September 11, 2018 4:00pm - 4:25pm PDT
Main Stage