Delighting Developers: Lessons Learned for Successful API Workshops
One of the major facets of API Evangelism is teaching users how to use APIs, whether specific to a company or as a general class. Unfortunately, when giving these workshops it's frequently difficult to create a consistent experience across different systems and platforms, especially when working with developers who have systems locked down by their IT departments. I've developed several different strategies for making disparate systems work smoothly so the workshop isn't bogged down with deployment issues. Strategies covered will include:
Making assumptions about what technology will work for your attendees can easily lead to a frustrating experience for your attendees. Come learn from my experiences and create excellent experiences for your students!