Taylor Barnett

Previous tallks

Better API testing with the OpenAPI Specification, OSCON, Portland, OR, 2018

Going to Infinity and Beyond Documentation with OpenAPI, DevXcon, San Francisco, CA, 2018

Going to Infinity and Beyond Documentation with OpenAPI (for technical writers), API the Docs, Paris, France, 2018

Empathy, 5 Minutes to...Share Something Awesome! by RetailMeNot, Austin, TX, 2018

Things I Wish People Told Me About Writing Docs, API Strategy & Practice Conference, Portland, OR, 2017

Breaking Down Barriers to "Hello World," AlterConf, Austin, TX, 2017

Creating a Great Developer Experience Through SDKs, API Strategy & Practice Conference, Boston, MA, 2016

Five Things I Wish I Knew in College, Hack the Hood meetup, San Francisco, CA, 2016

Exploring Privilege in Open Source Communities, OSCON UK, 2016

Building Community with Developer Love, API Strategy & Practice Conference, Austin, TX, 2015

Various Intro to Event Data and Analytics Workshops, e.g. Talkabot meetup, 2015 - 2017

Stuff You Don’t Need, Hackcon, San Francisco, CA, 2015

Introduction to Web Development, University of MAD: The Annual Student Developer Conference, Austin, TX, 2014 - 2015

Open Hackathon Data, Hackcon, 2014

Running an Inclusive Hackathon, Hackcon, 2013

Future talks

I'm looking for speaking opportunities for fall/winter 2018.


  • API Documentation Strategy
  • Developer Experience
  • OpenAPI Specification (Design, Mocking, Contract Testing, etc.)
  • Empathy in Developer Relations & Documentation
  • Developer Evangelism & Advocacy
  • Building Developer Communities
  • "Developer Love"
  • Privilege in Tech