DevRelate Blog

 

In today’s interconnected world, companies in all industries need to publish APIs and cultivate a developer community to access and use them. To be competitive today, attracting and supporting developers is essential. The key to cultivating a vibrant developer community that uses your APIs and supports your platform is a good developer relations program. On our DevRelate blog you will find timely information about developer programs, developer relations, best practices, developer news and other information. At Evans Data we will continue to do everything possible to ensure that your developer outreach is the best in the business!

DevRelate Blog Posts by Month (most recent blog post first)

November 2017

November 1 – DevRelate Webinar Nov 16 & 28 : Developer Relations Best Practices (Part 2)

October 2017

October 24 – Developer Programs and APIs in the News – Volume 2, Number 8

October 23 – The Twelve C’s – Webinar Information and Links

October 11 – Developer Community Answers Software (Commercial, SaaS, Open Source)

October 9 – Webinar – October 24 & 26, 2017 – The Twelve C’s of Developer Marketing and Developer Relations

October 5 – Augmented Reality Being Embraced by Two-Thirds of Mobile Developers

September 2017

September 28 – Ten Developer API Success Factors for DevMktg and DevRel – Webinar Links & Info

September 22 – The Twelve C’s of Developer Relations (abridged version)

September 11 – Webinar – September 28, 2017 – Ten Developer API Success Factors for your DevMktg and DevRel Program

September 5 – Almost Half of Cloud Developers Using Immutable Architecture and Microservices

August 2017

August 29 – David I presenting at API World: Ten Developer API Success Factors for your Developer Marketing and Developer Relations Program

August 11 – Developer Marketing and Developer Relations – Audiences, Metrics and ROI

August 10 – Benefits of Joining and Staying in a Developer Program

August 9 – Providing a Systems and Services Status Page and API for your Developers

August 7 – Developer Marketing & Developer Relations – Similarities & Differences – webinar info and links

July 2017

July 28 – 4 Quick Tips for Giving a Great Online Presentation

July 27 – Developer Marketing and Developer Relations – Roles and Responsibilities

July 17 – Developer Programs and APIs in the News – Volume 2, Number 7

July 11 – Developer Marketing and Developer Relations – education, skills, reporting

July 6 – Time for Developer Summer School?

June 2017

June 30 – I just got back from Cisco Live in Las Vegas, Nevada

June 26 – Webinar – August 8 & 10, 2017 – Developer Marketing & Developer Relations – Similarities & Differences

June 19 – Know your Developers and Creating Personas – webinar info and links

June 14 – Non-industrial Commercial Deployments Top Developers’ IoT Targets

June 8 – World Wide Population of Young Developers, age 30 and younger, Tops 5.5 million

June 7 – Developer Programs and APIs in the News – Volume 2, Number 6

June 6 – Webinar June 20 & 22, 2017 – Know your Developers and Creating Personas

May 2017

May 30 – Developer Relations and your Company’s APIs – webinar info and links

May 26 – Developer Programs and APIs in the News – Volume 2, Number 5

May 24 – Less Than a Third of Companies Have an Overall Cyber Security Policy

May 18 – Tracking Industry Dashboards to Align your DevRel Outreach

May 15 – Developer Personas I Have Known

May 9 – Webinar May 31 & June 1 – Developer Relations and your Company’s APIs

May 8 – FinTech in the Payments Spotlight at Transact 2017 in Las Vegas this week

May 8 – Meeting Developer Demands for Your APIs

April 2017

Apr 28 – The question most critical to your company’s and developer program’s future…

Apr 26 – Assessing a Bad Developer Program – Webinar links and information

Apr 18 – Software Developers Getting Younger, More Gender Diverse

Apr 14 – DRC 2017 recap: “Our Journey to a Growing Developer Program”, Susie Wee – Cisco

Apr 12 – DRC 2017 Boot Camp – Best Practices from attendees

Apr 11 – Webinar April 26&27 – Assessing a Bad Developer Program Site and Prescribing Fixes to Rescue It

Apr 10 – Guy Kawasaki’s DRC 2017 Keynote – The Art of Evangelism

Apr 3 – Evans Data Developer Relations Conference 2017 Recap – Ignite talks – Pitch Your DevRel Program

March 2017

Mar 30 – Most Everything I learned about presenting I learned from Jerry Weissman

Mar 29 – DevNet Create 2017 – more than just another developer conference

Mar 20 – Less than Best Practices for Developer Marketing and Developer Relations

Mar 13 – Developer Program Buy In – Webinar Links and Info

Mar 10 – Developer Programs and APIs in the News – Volume 2, Number 4

Mar 7 – Alexander Graham Bell’s Telephone Patent Birthday

Mar 3 – Developer Relations Program Spotlight: Uber

Mar 1 – 1 Question Survey: Getting/Keeping Buy-In for your Developer Relations Program

February 2017

Feb 28 – Webinar March 14&16 – Developer Program Buy-In: How to get it, Keep it, and Measure Your Success

Feb 23 – Upcoming DRC2017 talk: Larry McDonough (VMware) – DevRel Judo:  Leveraging your company’s organizational structure to build a stronger Developer Relations team

Feb 22 – Learn the “Secret Sauce” of Developer Relations Programs – Webinar Info and Links

Feb 15 – Developer Programs and APIs in the News – Volume 2, Number 3

Feb 14 – Your Garage, Loft, and Hands on Lab at a Coding Camp / Workspace

Feb 13 – Template Letter Requesting Approval to Attend a Developer Conference

Feb 10 – “Pitch your DevRel Program” Ignite Talk at Evans Data Developer Relations Conference, March 28, 2017

Feb 9 – Webinar – Feb 22 & 23: Learn the “Secret Sauce” of Developer Relations Programs

Feb 6 – Developer Surveys: Incentives and Best Practices

Feb 3 – DevRel Boot Camp – Sunday, March 26, 2017 – Palo Alto, CA

Feb 2 – Webinar Question: What priorities should I focus on if my DevRel resources are limited?

Feb 1 – Developer Programs and APIs in the News – Volume 2, Number 2

January 2017

Jan 31 – Guy Kawasaki to Deliver Keynote at Evans Data’s 13th Annual Developer Relations Conference

Jan 30 – Where in the World are all of the Developers?

Jan 24 – Developer Relations Best Practices and Tools of the Trade – Webinar Info and Links

Jan 23 – Online Training, MOOCs and Your Developer Relations Program

Jan 17 – Developer Programs and APIs in the News – Volume 2, Number 1

Jan 12 – Machine and Deep Learning SDKs, Tools, Frameworks and Systems

Jan 10 – DevRelate Webinar Jan 24, 25 & 26: Developer Relations Best Practices and Tools of the Trade

Jan 9 – Does your DevRel Program provide “Hero App” template projects?

Jan 6 – Connected Cars, Voice Control and AI News at CES 2017

Jan 2 – Happy New Year 2017 and it’s CES 2017 this Week – Autonomous Cars, IoT, Gadget Apocalypse?

December 2016

Dec 23 – Voice Control APIs – Actions, Skills, Cognition and more

Dec 22 – Developer Programs and APIs in the News – Volume 1, Number 9

Dec 21 – Seven Developer Relations Tips for Working with Coding Boot Camps

Dec 19 – IoT developer focus: Consumer, Industrial, or Both?

Dec 13 – Does your Developer Program support Artificial, Augmented, Virtual, Mixed, Merged, Hybrid, etc. Reality (AR/VR/MR)?

Dec 9 – Mapping APIs – which should a developer use?

Dec 7 – 23 Content Bits you should Connect to each of your Developer Relations Assets

Dec 6 – Developer Programs and APIs in the News – Volume 1, Number 8

Dec 5 – Developer Relations Programs: Self-Driving and Connected Cars

Dec 2 – CompSci Education Week starts Monday, Dec 5, 2016 – is your developer outreach program involved?

Dec 1 – Registration is Now Open for the Evans Data Developer Relations Conference 2017 – March 27-28 – Palo Alto, CA

November 2016

Nov 30 – DevRelate Webinars December 13 & 15: Driving Your Business Success via Developer Research

Nov 15 – Computer Science Education Week, Hour of Code and your Developer Relations Program

Nov 11 – If your API supports REST and JSON then you can Reach out to Every Developer

Nov 10 – Top 10 Developer Relations Outreach Tips for Women in Computing

Nov 9 – Developer Programs and APIs in the News – Volume 1, Number 7

Nov 8 – Internet of Things and your Developer Relations Program

Nov 4 – Guy Kawasaki’s “Art of Social Media” – time to amp up your Developer Relations social media outreach

Nov 3 – Security Chops for your Developer Relations Program and Team Members

Nov 2 – Developer Relations Team Members and Developer Community Interactions

Nov 1 – The Evans Data Ecosystem for Developers and Developer Relations

October 2016

Oct 31 – How do industry associations and standards fit with your Developer Relations program?

Oct 28 – Developer Programs and APIs in the News – Volume 1, Number 6

Oct 27 – OK, Code is King! But, where should you put your Developer Relations sample programs?

Oct 26 – Developer Relations – Doing Great Things with Telematics

Oct 24 – Who’s Moving Fast: Developer Relations Programs and the FinTech World

Oct 21 – Developer Programs and APIs in the News – Volume 1, Number 5

Oct 20 – Developer Relations: Giving a Great Developer Tech Session

Oct 19 – Social Media Posts for your DevRel Program – when to post?

Oct 18 – Webinar: Building a World Class Developer Relations Program – Live November 8,9,10

Oct 17 – Running a DevRel Program in the Cloud

Oct 14 – Developer Programs and APIs in the News – Volume 1, Number 4

Oct 12 – Developer Relations Tools of the Trade

Oct 11 – Great webinar question – “What is the best way to scale a relationship-heavy developer program”

Oct 7 – Developer Programs and APIs in the News – Volume 1, Number 3

Oct 6 – 12 million mobile app developers in 2016. Expected to surpass 14 million by 2020

Oct 5 – Which programming language(s) should your developer platform support?

Oct 4 – Hot Developer Topics – Big Data, Machine Learning, IoT, Mobile and Cloud

Oct 3 – Who Doesn’t Have a Developer Outreach Program?

September 2016

Sept 30 – Developer Programs and APIs in the News – Volume 1, Number 2

Sept 30 – IBM DeveloperWorks and the IBM DataFirst event

Sept 29 – Developer Relations program At-a-Glance Checklist

Sept 28 – Ten Essential Developer Relations Program Features

Sept 23 – Webinar: Oct 11 & 13 – Introduction to Building a World Class Developer Relations Program

Sept 22 – Press Release: Evans Data Corporation Welcomes Developer Relations Industry Guru David Intersimone (“David I”) to Their Team

Sept 21 – Developer Programs and APIs in the News – Volume 1 Number 1

Sept 20 – Evans Data Developer Relations Conference 2016 – Interviews

Sept 19 – David I joins Evans Data as VP of Developer Communities