Documenting APIs, the Symantec way!


For our May meeting, WTD LA member Prince Jain and his colleagues will talk about the API documentation landscape at Symantec, including the tools used to generate and publish them and the issues that different teams face.

Parking Details

Validated parking is available in the structure opposite the Symantec building. Take a ticket when you enter the structure, park on any level, then exit on level 1. Remember to bring your ticket with you!

Free parking is also available across Hannum Street in the Westfield Culver City mall. It's a 10-minute walk to Symantec from the Westfield parking area.

The front door will be locked, but someone from Symantec will be there to let you in. You can also call Prince Jain at (310)[masked] if no one is there.

Food and soft drinks will be provided, courtesy of Symantec.

About the Presenters

Prince Jain is the Principal Information Developer of Symantec's Consumer Business Unit. A former Java developer, he now works mainly on API and SDK docs for the Norton product line and develops content tools.

Amit Gadekar is the Principal Software Engineer of Symantec's Shared Engineering Services. As a Java developer, Amit works on the Symantec Help Center, a Lucene-based search engine, along with other projects.

Roy Savio Athayde is the Senior Principal Information Developer of Shared Engineering Services. He was a long-time technical writer at Symantec and is now the product owner for Symantec Help Center. He also develops authoring tools and content standards at Symantec.

About the Teams

The Consumer Business Unit (CBU) Information Development team writes the answers to people's questions about the Norton and LifeLock products, as well as the solutions to the problems customers face with other Symantec products.

Shared Engineering Services provides content solutions to enterprise products and also supports the internal tools used at Symantec for software development.

About the Company

Symantec Corporation is the world’s leading cybersecurity company, allows organizations, governments, and people to secure their most important data wherever it lives. Enterprises across the world rely on Symantec for integrated cyber defense against sophisticated attacks across endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud.