The theme of APIdays Paris 2022 is “APIs the following 10 years: Software program, Society, Sovereignty, Sustainability”. This theme of the following 10 years is one which I personally join with. I can’t assist however replicate alone API journey from the previous to the place I’m at this time and the way excited I’m for what the following 10 years will deliver. We – Cisco Developer Relations – are a proud sponsor of APIdays Paris for a cause – we care and are invested in the way forward for APIs!
From the place I began as a NeXT developer to constructing the software program of Kosmos Digital Companies for Training and working SaaS operations that served over 3 million customers, I’ve seen APIs evolve into the strategic asset they’ll symbolize. I’ve additionally witnessed how a lot consideration to particulars is required for profitable APIs – from actionable design tips to correct reference documentation and empowering developer assets. Since I joined Cisco Developer Relations again in 2016, I’ve been main Cisco’s API Expertise program which defines inside requirements for Cisco APIs in an effort to drive an incredible and constant developer expertise.
Cisco ‘s API Expertise program is pushed from an outside-in perspective, wanting first at the advantages for Cisco clients and companions. This journey has been stuffed with learnings and led to a number of bulletins just lately together with “Cisco joins the OpenAPI initiative” and the API-First announcement from Cisco executives.
This brings me to APIdays!
I hope you’ll be able to be part of me December 14th at 2:20PM. Within the “12 Sides of the OpenAPI Specification” speak I’ll share how Cisco Engineering leverages the OpenAPI specs to drive API high quality and state-of-the-art developer expertise. I’ll describe OpenAPI finest practices, instruments, and processes constructed internally and open sourced. You’ll hear about finest practices and classes discovered when standardizing on the OpenAPI specs for organizations with an enormous inside and exterior going through API portfolio.
Alongside the three days of the convention, yow will discover me within the Cisco Developer Relations sales space the place we are able to focus on a few of your individual success and challenges managing API high quality. We will probably be presenting on-site API Insights (just lately open sourced), which facilitates API lifecycle, backward compatibility compliance, and examine for reference documentation completeness. Furthermore, the Visible Studio Code extension for API Insights helps developer determine API compliance points early on earlier than the implementation stage. Be taught extra about API Insights.
Whereas I can’t predict the longer term – what I do know is it’ll be thrilling! I’m excited to satisfy you in Paris subsequent week and looking out ahead to the following 10 years.
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