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Docs as Code: Publishing Processes for API Experiences

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Docs as Code: Publishing Processes for API Experiences


The Austin API Meetup is back with another great event! Join ShipEgine on August 18th from 5:30-7:30 pm CT as Anne Gentle will be joining us to speak about API Experiences. When you treat docs like code, you multiply everyone’s efforts and streamline processes through collaboration, automation, and plain old hard work. To create a cohesive API experience, developers, technical marketing engineers, technical writers, and product managers can work together on GitHub to produce web pages and API documentation, including interactive API docs and tutorials. The ways you can leverage developer processes and tools in a docs-as-code system vary widely. Let's walk through some examples including tools, version control, publishing workflows, approvals, source formats, checklists, automated testing, and final approval.

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About the Speaker:
Anne Gentle is an industry-recognized author whose books promote collaboration among developers and writers. She works as a developer experience manager at Cisco for the developer relations program. With her team of experts, she supports developer tools for API design, developer documentation, and developer education including infrastructure integration. She wrote a book called Docs Like Code to demonstrate developer tools and workflows like GitHub and automated publishing and code integration, applied in the technical writing world. She proudly serves on the Workforce Advisory Committee at Austin Community College, pushing the field toward future opportunities in API and developer documentation. In collaboration with the Inclusive Future Action Office at Cisco, Anne works with engineering teams to eliminate biased language in code and content.

4301 Bull Creek Rd Suite 300, Austin, TX 78731

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