WTD Ottawa Shopify Meetup

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Shopify (Cody's Cafe - 6th Floor)

150 Elgin Street · Ottawa, ON

How to find us

Follow event signage and take elevator to 6th floor at Cody's cafe.

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Write the Docs Ottawa and Shopify are pleased to invite you for an evening of socialization, networking, and talks. Come out to meet your fellow documentation enthusiasts, including developers, technical writers, customer support, and anyone else who cares about supporting great experiences with software.

Light refreshments will be served :)

At this meetup, Matthew Buttler will share his insights on auditing documentation, and Andrew Johnston will tell the story of developing the API documentation style guide at Shopify.

About Matthew:

Matthew Buttler is a web developer and technical writer living in Ottawa, Canada. He’s worked extensively with various web technologies, frameworks, and languages. He’s written and developed for SaaS companies and Cloud Hosting companies and was a main stage presenter at Write the Docs Portland in 2017.

About Andrew:

Andrew Johnston is an API technical writer working at Shopify in Ottawa with over 10 years of experience. Andrew got his start in tech at a Montreal startup as employee number 5 and helped grow that company to over 75 people. Andrew moved on to a freelancer role documenting web APIs for 2 years, an experience that led to his current role at Shopify. Andrew presented at the first edition of API the Docs in London, England about documenting GraphQL.


Light refreshments will be served (food and drink). Feel free to bring your own dinner and eat in the cafe if you wish.


Please note that there is a limit of 50 attendees for this meetup. The first 50 people that RSVP will be guaranteed a spot.


5:30-6:30pm - Refreshments and Mingle
6:30-7:45 - Speakers
7:45-8pm - Chatting and goodbyes