15 episodes

Building a successful API requires more than just coding.

It starts with collaborative design, focuses on creating a great developer experience, and ends with getting your company on board, maintaining consistency, and maximizing your API’s profitability.

In the API Intersection, you’ll learn from experienced API practitioners who transformed their organizations, and get tangible advice to build quality APIs with collaborative API-first design.

Jason Harmon and Adam Duvander bring over a decade of industry-recognized REST API experience to discuss topics around API design, governance, identity/auth versioning, and more.

They’ll answer listener questions, and discuss best practices on API design (definition, modeling, grammar), Governance (multi-team design, reviewing new API’s), Platform Transformation (culture, internal education, versioning) and more.

They’ll also chat with experienced API practitioners from a wide array of industries to draw out practical takeaways and insights you can use.

Have a question for the podcast? DM us or tag us on Twitter at @stoplightio.

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    • Technology
    • 4.5 • 11 Ratings

Building a successful API requires more than just coding.

It starts with collaborative design, focuses on creating a great developer experience, and ends with getting your company on board, maintaining consistency, and maximizing your API’s profitability.

In the API Intersection, you’ll learn from experienced API practitioners who transformed their organizations, and get tangible advice to build quality APIs with collaborative API-first design.

Jason Harmon and Adam Duvander bring over a decade of industry-recognized REST API experience to discuss topics around API design, governance, identity/auth versioning, and more.

They’ll answer listener questions, and discuss best practices on API design (definition, modeling, grammar), Governance (multi-team design, reviewing new API’s), Platform Transformation (culture, internal education, versioning) and more.

They’ll also chat with experienced API practitioners from a wide array of industries to draw out practical takeaways and insights you can use.

Have a question for the podcast? DM us or tag us on Twitter at @stoplightio.

    The Ultimate Guide to Style Guides & Design Reviews feat. Arnaud Lauret

    The Ultimate Guide to Style Guides & Design Reviews feat. Arnaud Lauret

    Some members of the Stoplight community may have noticed that we are practicing a celebration of "Style Guide September" this month at Stoplight. So, it felt fitting to invite my colleague, Arnaud Lauret (the API Handyman), on to API Intersection to discuss style guide best practices. As the author of the API Stylebook and the novel "Design of Web APIs," this Natixis Senior API Architect was the perfect guest for this topic. In our recent podcast episode, we covered the major style guide tips that will improve your developer experience and level up your API design, including everything from how to deliver a proper design review to maximizing automation and consistency.

    • 28 min
    Using Hypermedia to Improve the Developer Experience feat. Michael Hibay, CTO at Vesti

    Using Hypermedia to Improve the Developer Experience feat. Michael Hibay, CTO at Vesti

    CTO of startup social network Vesti, Michael Hibay, is on a mission to make API programs scalable for companies of all sizes, with unified terms and design that prioritizes the end user from the start.

    • 44 min
    Being the Ear and the Voice for Developers feat. Jeff Schneider, Lead Developer Advocate at Asana

    Being the Ear and the Voice for Developers feat. Jeff Schneider, Lead Developer Advocate at Asana

    Jeff Schneider — lead of the Developer Advocate program at Asana — takes the open part of “open API” very seriously. As the mediator for developers who are using APIs to connect with the platform, he believes that getting feedback is key to improving their experience.

    • 44 min
    How PayPal Scaled Its API Program feat. Jay Jena, Head of APIs at PayPal

    How PayPal Scaled Its API Program feat. Jay Jena, Head of APIs at PayPal

    As Head of APIs at PayPal, Jay Jena has focused on creating a system that is scalable and adaptable to different protocols, made up of APIs that all directly support the company’s business goals.

    • 47 min
    Combining Technical Knowledge With End User Insight feat. Erik Wilde, API Expert at Axway

    Combining Technical Knowledge With End User Insight feat. Erik Wilde, API Expert at Axway

    With a career based on guiding the uninitiated through the world of APIs, it’s not surprising that Erik Wilde, API expert at Axway, thinks the space has gotten too technical.

    • 37 min
    Creating a Culture of Questioning feat. Dilip Krishnan, Engineering Manager at Oracle

    Creating a Culture of Questioning feat. Dilip Krishnan, Engineering Manager at Oracle

    An early proponent of APIs and now Engineering Manager at Oracle, Dilip Krishnan has seen the technology grow legs, learn to walk and start to run.

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Mdf434 ,

Jason and Adam fill the void

Love this podcast. Been hoping for an API podcast that discusses concrete topics with top folks who have real experience scaling API programs.

ZebrinaT ,

Finally

Exactly the type of content I needed while exploring different strategies related to APIs. Keep up the great work!

Arlie K ,

Awesome API insights!

So excited about this show! Jason and Adam are knowledgeable, experienced, and engaging. Really glad to hear them share their insights in this space.

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