Public API The Docs Podcast Recording with the Viam Docs team

In the API The Docs podcast, Laura Vass hosts documentarians and other practitioners from all across the API world to discuss the latest topics, new learnings and best practices around API documentation and developer portals.

This time Laura welcomes Naomi Pentrel and Andrew Feierabend from Viam. Naomi leads a team of technical writers working on docs and blog content, and Andrew is a senior technical writer in Naomi’s team.

The Viam Documentation site won the Best Overall SME Devportal and Best Visual Design awards at the DevPortal Awards in 2023. The discussion will reflect on the strategies and practices leading to this achievement, and they will also dive into current tasks, including

  • SDK docs and general docs automation
  • GitHub actions
  • User research
  • Usability wins
  • Mentoring

Join the public podcast recording and get inspired by fellow developer content professionals!


Additional Information

The DevPortal Awards celebrates the achievements of developer portals and the teams behind them. It seeks the most outstanding solutions with the help of experienced jurors, who are volunteers and have a long experience with API programs, developer portals and API documentation.

Viam Documentation took home both the Best Overall SME Devportal and Best Visual Design awards in 2023.

Nominations for the 2024 awards open on June 3rd.