Activity: Complete the SendGrid Getting Started tutorial
In this section, you explored Getting started tutorials. To get better empathy for these tutorials as a user, try to complete the following tutorial from SendGrid: Getting Started with the SendGrid API.
There are no supplementary instructions or tips for working through the content, as that would be a crutch to the experience. Ideally, you should be able to complete all the steps in about 5 minutes. After you finish, answer the following questions:
- Were you successful?
- If you were successful, how does this make you feel towards the documentation?
- Would you improve any part of this getting started tutorial?
- How could you implement a similar tutorial with your own product?
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