API Collection

API documentation is a category of technical writing that is increasing in popularity. The series of articles in this collection provides advice, examples, and case studies of API documentation from around the web.

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Improving the developer experience with OpenAPI specification

Improving the Developer Experience with OpenAPI Specification – Adyen Tech

This post looks at how Adyen Tech is leveraging the OpenAPI… 

  • 5. Oct
  • 20
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Developer Portals: When Docs become DX – Pronovix

This post gets back to basics by answering the core… 

  • 4. Oct
  • 10
  • 0

4 APIs Doing Developer Experience Really Well – Nordic APIs

This article outlines four qualities that an API should… 

  • 24. Aug
  • 40
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Improving our Developer Documentation – UK.gov

This case study outlines broad steps taken in creating… 

  • 13. Jul
  • 17
  • 0

Why These API Docs are Better Than Yours (And What You Can Do About It) – Readme.io

The rise of API-first companies has put the emphasis on… 

  • 13. Jul
  • 12
  • 0

The Best REST API Template – ReadMe.io

For people who aren't already familiar with your product,… 

  • 13. Jul
  • 22
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The Ultimate API Documentation Checklist – ReadMe.io

This article provides a checklist for ensuring completeness… 

  • 13. Jul
  • 21
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The Most Effective API QuickStarts in 8 Examples – ReadMe.io

This article promotes the idea of using quickstarts to… 

  • 13. Jul
  • 33
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Documenting your API right in your code with Swagger – ReadMe.io

The problem with many existing OpenAPI Specification tools… 

  • 13. Jul
  • 18
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Best Practices and Tools for Documenting APIs – ProgrammableWeb

This article discusses getting the most ROI out of your API… 

  • 13. Jul
  • 22
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Components of Killer API Docs – Stoplight.io

The first impression a developer gets of an API is its… 

  • 13. Jul
  • 24
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Creating an API documentation portal with MadCap Flare and Swagger/OpenAPI – Cherryleaf

In this post, we’ll look at whether we can combine… 

  • 13. Jul
  • 39
  • 0

API Design Guide – Read the Docs

This (draft) API design guide is intended for Australian… 

  • 13. Jul
  • 24
  • 0

8 Great Examples of Developer Documentation – Zapier

This post shows eight examples of great developer… 

  • 13. Jul
  • 18
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The End of API Documentation As We Know It – Nordic APIs

This article discusses sandboxing as a means to onboard… 

  • 13. Jul
  • 23
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The Ten Essentials for Good API Documentation – A List Apart

API documentation is the number one reference for anyone… 

  • 13. Jul
  • 25
  • 0

The Utopia of API Documentation – SmartBear

This is an interview with Arnaud Lauret of AXA Banque… 

  • 13. Jul
  • 22
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Writing an OpenAPI (Swagger) Specification Tutorial – API Handyman

This free tutorial explains the OpenAPI (Swagger)… 

  • 13. Jul
  • 22
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