Chris Smith and Rob Woodgate will be presenting at TCUK17 on “Creating Integrated API Documentation Experiences for Users”.
There’s rarely the equivalent of a content writer/UI/UX designer creating an API structure and names. This leads to a disconnect between formal specification of an API and the supplementary authored documentation, which usually exist as separate deliverables.
In our presentation we will:
About Chris Smith
Chris is the chief architect at Companies House. He is mainly responsible for the strategy and architecture of their web and API services, in particular the https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk and REST API services, which satisfy tens of millions of free data requests a day.
Chris is a writer who is passionate about effective documentation, especially for API design and specification, and this led him to create DapperDox, a documentation tool for seamlessly combining API specifications and authored documentation into a rich browsable experience. You can find him on Twitter @zxchris.
About Rob Woodgate
Rob is a Documentation and Knowledge Management consultant who helps companies get the most out of their documentation. He works as a writer, trainer, scrum master and agile coach and is currently helping Companies House roll out SharePoint.