September 28-29, 2021
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Wednesday, September 29 • 11:30am - 12:00pm
Essential Ingredients for a Successful API Program - Jason Harmon, Stoplight

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"In any digital or platform transformation, APIs play a pivotal role. Setting up the right tools to build a successful program can be confusing, costly and time-consuming. Jason will share what he’s learned from Stoplight’s customers, as well as his experience leading these types of API programs. Creating practical methods of governing APIs to produce a consistent developer experience is often where programs fail out of the gate. We’ll explore how design-first patterns allow for “shift left” approaches further than most would assume.
-Style guides
-Linting against style guides
-Docs as part of API feedback
-Tactile feedback with API mocks
-Unify vocabulary/grammar

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Jason Harmon

CTO, Stoplight
As CTO of Stoplight, Jason Harmon oversees our world class engineering team seeking to solve the software industry's API design problems. Before coming to Stoplight in 2020, Jason was the Senior Director of Platform Architecture at Expedia, serving as the primary stakeholder for development... Read More →

Wednesday September 29, 2021 11:30am - 12:00pm PDT
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