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Podcast: All about Redocly, with founder Adam Altman

by Tom Johnson on Feb 26, 2023
categories: technical-writing podcasts

In this podcast, I chat with Adam Altman all about Redocly, an authoring/publishing tool for creating API documentation. Topics we discuss include why he started Redocly, the approach to API doc tools, what explains the continued popularity of Redocly, the docs-as-code approach to API tooling, and more.

Note that this is a sponsored podcast.

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Podcast topics

  • The reason Adam started Redocly while working at Rebilly
  • Redocly’s main products, including the difference between Redoc and Redocly
  • What’s unique about Redocly from other API solutions
  • The primary audience for Redocly
  • Providing robust authoring tools for advanced users while also allowing non-technical users to collaborate with content development
  • The main problems customers try to solve with Redocly
  • The continued prevalence of APIs within the developer community
  • Redocly’s docs-as-code approaches and infrastructure
  • Showcase examples of sites built with Redocly
  • Redocly’s ongoing innovation and roadmap
  • Developer portal options with Redocly, and seamless integration between reference and non-reference content
  • Lessons and insights learned with product development over the last several years

About Tom Johnson

Tom Johnson

I'm an API technical writer based in the Seattle area. On this blog, I write about topics related to technical writing and communication — such as software documentation, API documentation, AI, information architecture, content strategy, writing processes, plain language, tech comm careers, and more. Check out my API documentation course if you're looking for more info about documenting APIs. Or see my posts on AI and AI course section for more on the latest in AI and tech comm.

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