Why writing our own documentation framework and tools was a terrible idea and how to recover
Everyone knows that having good documentation for your API is vital, but what happens when you do it wrong the first time? This talk describes the rocky road of going from a manual, bespoke website for documentation, to an automated dream and everything we learned along the way.
Brendan Cartledge is a Product Owner working with the partner API at Booking.com in Amsterdam. A former front-end developer, he spends his days working with the backlog, chasing developers to update the documentation and supporting partners large and small, from early startups to Trip Advisor and Google on getting the most out of the API integrations.