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API Documentation

Why should I invest in API documentation?

API documentation is a reference resource that allows developers to work with your software or application and integrate it into their API.

Developers are consumers too, and like consumers, they appreciate simple, well-designed, and easy-to-use products. They expect to be able to find the information they need, and they often have the API documentation open all day as a reference. Getting developers over the initial learning curve builds confidence in your product. By understanding the full capability of the API, developers can use more features, and become increasingly committed to your services.

Well-designed API documentation provides the following advantages:

Gives developers confidence in your product

Makes your product easier to use

Encourages developers to use more features

Ensures developers keep using your products

Acts as a sales & marketing tool

Encourages future brand purchases

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An award-winning API documentation writing service

3di has been creating award-winning technical documentation for over 20 years, thanks to a combination of our highly skilled in-house team and industry specialist freelance authors. But don’t just take our word for it, read our case study on our UKTC award-winning API documentation for Unzer, and see our work for yourself.

What we do

When 3di writes API documentation for you, we have a process that we follow to ensure that we create the best API documentation for you and the developers that use your products. Our team of experienced API documentation writers know what developers need, and create your documentation with the following considerations:

Getting started

We provide the details and concepts necessary for a developer to get up and running, and in a position to start exploring and solving problems.

API Reference

This is the detailed list of the functions of the API and might include the endpoints, parameters, error codes, and code examples.

Security

We balance your API documentation so it supports your marketing and keeps commercially sensitive content secure.

Use case tutorials

Help the developers imagine scenarios that get the best from the service, and bridge the gap between conceptual possibilities and real-world applications.

Content relationships

Design your information so that it is useful, accurate, engaging and easy to reuse

How we make great API documentation

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