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On the Clock: Your Git Clone Repository Just Got Faster

We’ve received feedback that the time it took to clone repositories was too slow...

Parin Shah
Parin Shah
March 21 2022

How Discoverability Leads to API Innovation

One of the best ways to immediately begin improving the opportunity for innovati...

Anna Daugherty
Anna Daugherty
March 16 2022

Extend Your Reach With Documentation That Welcomes Diverse Users

What does it mean to create documentation that is inclusive? Let's discuss exact...

Julia Seidman
Julia Seidman
March 14 2022

The Intersection of Tech, Education, & Impact with CTO Sally Eaves

We had the opportunity to welcome Sally Eaves, a vibrant emergent Technology CTO...

Jason Harmon CTO
Jason Harmon CTO
March 10 2022

API Style Guides Through the Ages

Why are style guides important and how did they come to be? Let's walk through a...

Jason Harmon CTO
Jason Harmon CTO
March 9 2022

Six Women-Led, API-Driven Companies

In honor of Women’s Month, we have a list of 6 women leading their companies to ...

Julia Seidman
Julia Seidman
March 7 2022

Aligning on Your API Design Using Jobs to be Done

The Align-Define-Design-Refine process, known as ADDR, is a process framework th...

James Higginbotham
James Higginbotham
March 4 2022

Collaboration for Successful Scaling: Developer Experience & Style Guides from the Ground Up with SPS Commerce  

Developer experience is not just about the technology; it's the people who are u...

Jason Harmon CTO
Jason Harmon CTO
March 3 2022

The Wrong Way to API: What Happens When You Don’t Follow a Design-First Approach

I recently wrote about the Right Way to API (which is via the design-first appro...

Steve Rodda
Steve Rodda
March 2 2022

Celebrating Women’s Month: Profiling API community expertise in partnership with Women In APIs

In honor of National Women’s Month, we partnered with APIdays to celebrate the e...

Bailey Gannett
Bailey Gannett
March 1 2022
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