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Subject:Re: Which skill to acquire From:Ryan Haber <ryan -dot- haber -at- gmail -dot- com> To:Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>, Lois Patterson <loisrpatterson -at- gmail -dot- com>, Robert Slack <robslackjr -at- gmail -dot- com> Date:Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:43:56 +0000
I document APIs for my job. There are a lot of projects out there on
GitHub, for instance, that desperately need documentation so it's easy to
get involved. Writing API docs requires and builds a few skills that are
themselves in demand or gratifying to develop.
As more and more software companies add into their business model
interactivity with others' software, APIs get more and more important.
On Tue, Mar 21, 2017, 23:13 Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:
> >I recommend looking at API documentation, and more generally
> developer-focused documentation.
> Yes, API and dev-docs are an ideal specialized/marketable skill, with lots
> of new contacts, and lots of very interesting things to work on!
> For excellent info, both overview and very technical, I highly recommend
> checking out
> * Write the Docs: http://www.writethedocs.org/, and the Slack network,
> has multiple channels, http://www.writethedocs.org/slack/.
> Looking forward to everyone's ideas about today's skills,
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