API documentation courses

  • Documenting APIs: A guide for technical writers [I’d Rather Be Writing/Tom Johnson]
    Note: Tom Johnson will be teaching a 1-day version of this course on May 5 at the STC Summit.This workshop is a pre-conference workshop before the regular sessions at the STC Summit begin. It’s also a full-day workshop. For details, go to the Summit Schedule and expand the API Documentation Workshop event. Register through the STC Summit site. To get a sense of the workshop, see his API documentation course, especially the workshop activities section.Tom also offered a workshop on April 6, in Raleigh, North Carolina, offered through STC Carolina. The Raleigh video recordings are available to watch here: Video recordings of API doc workshops.
  • SDK Bridge offers online courses in learning the art of writing API documentation
  • Here’s a list of courses taught by Peter Gruenbaum on Udemy:
    • API Doc: Basic Programming
    • Learn API Tech Writing 2: REST for Writers
    • The Art of API Documentation (API Doc 3)
    • Learn API Technical Writing: JSON and XML for Writers
    • Learn Swagger and the Open API Spec
    • Git and GitHub for Writers

There is a API Webinar Series Recordings Bundle available from the STC.

  • Introduction to API Tech Writing, presented by Sarah Maddox
  • Documenting Java and C++ APIs, presented by Ed Marshall
  • Helping the Code Tell the Story, presented by Joe Malin
  • REST API Overview and Documentation Best Practices, presented by Marta Rauch