10 myths about API documentation - Dashboard
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You must read source code to write API docs.
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Generally true 13 43.33%
Generally false 17 56.67%
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You'll need to extrapolate sample code from one language to create code samples in another.
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Generally true 5 17.24%
Generally false 22 75.86%
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10/03/2019 45699406 it's not a bad approach.
You must be a former engineer to be competitive in the API doc space.
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Generally true 7 23.33%
Generally false 23 76.67%
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Technical writers usually create the API reference content (e.g., OpenAPI spec, Javadoc).
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Generally true 9 30%
Generally false 21 70%
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Almost all job interviewers care about, when it comes to API doc jobs, is technical know-how.
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Generally true 14 46.67%
Generally false 15 50%
Other 1 3.33%
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