Bruno Pedro on API monetization models in action

Bruno Pedro on API monetization models in action

Let's face it, if you want to take advantage of your application programming interface, API monetization is half the battle. Today we interview Bruno Pedro on his recommendations for different API business models that take advantage of great developer experience.

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Samantha Ready on what exactly a developer evangelist does

Samantha Ready on what exactly a developer evangelist does

‚ÄčAPI Economist: What exactly does a developer evangelist do?

Samantha Ready: The way I would describe a developer evangelist is part thought leader and part explorer. On the one hand, we're trying to be on the cutting edge of what's new with the software product and how to use it, and also lead the community in ways that they should be doing development with the platform. It's a blend of taking our skills and then optimizing them for our expertise on the platform, and then also trying to get that information out to the community about how they can be successful on the platform.

When you think about the term "evangelist," often it's associated with religion. What religious evangelists do is they have some dogmatic practice that they want to proclaim to the masses. As developer evangelists, we are passionate about technology and the platform, and we're trying to advocate that to the developer community.

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