October 21-22-23, 2018
Raleigh Convention Center
Downtown Raleigh, NC & The RTP

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Using an API Scavenger Hunt to Engage API Newbies

Ashley Roach   

Do you want to drive awareness and understanding of how APIs work? Are hackathons intimidating to you or those you’re trying to teach? A scalable alternative to a full-blown hackathon is to hold an API Scavenger hunt. Organizing a hunt is also a great way to introduce APIs to developers at every level of skill and experience. Learn how Cisco piloted this technique and how it built a Swagger-based answer-submission API in two weeks, deploying using Cloud Native and 12 Factor principles.