APIdays Berlin 3scaleAPIdays is a global tour covering six cities including Barcelona, Berlin, Moscow, Paris, San Francisco and Tokyo. The API’s & The Future of Software series  is vendor-independent and genuinely wants to drive to API space forward, covering a wide range of topics including scalability, versioning, developer experience, testing, mobile, security and business models. We are proud to support the whole APIdays series as one of the main sponsors.

For the Berlin edition there are already 50 speakers in two tracks, and over 250 attendees are expected. APIdays Berlin is solely focused on the builders of the web. The goal is to provide a great learning experience and an open forum to bring together the finest minds in the API space and foster dialogue. For a complete overview of the agenda for APIdays Berlin see here.

You can sign up and get a ticket for APIDays Berlin here.

As part of APIdays Berlin, we organize and moderate two sessions on the second day (Tuesday, May 6th) in the morning. These sessions will be about the elements of an effective developer program with the objective of highlighting the importance of developers in the API value chain, and to talk about how to build a successful developer program.

Here is an overview over the preliminary topics of these sessions:

Session 1 (Tuesday, May 6, start at 9:15): The Elements Of An Effective Developer Program

  1. Core Elements Of A Developer Program (short intro)
    By Manfred Bortenschlager (3scale, @ManfredBo)
  2. What Is Developer Marketing?
    By Caroline Lewko (WIP, @CarolineWIP)
  3. Six Great Ways to Increase API Adoption
    By Adam DuVander (SendGrid, @adamd)
  4. Evangelists As Developer Program Drivers
    By Manfred (@ManfredBo)

Session 2 (Tuesday, May 6, start at 11:30): Developer Program Elements In Action

  1. Developer Program Best Practices From Experience
    By Cristiano Betta (PayPal, @cbetta)
  2. Devangelist Lessons From The Road
    By Tony Blank (context.io@thetonyblank)
  3. The Pulse Of The Planet
    By Romain Huet (Twitter, @romainhuet)

We will mostly likely conclude with a panel discussions with all the speakers from our sessions.

It will be another great API event. Make sure to register. Here you can sign up and get a ticket for APIDays Berlin.