‘Platform’ has become an important aspect of any company and no one can deny this fact. The participation of the people working in the technology industry in the ‘platform’ economy has become the basic key element for many business plans. There are many companies that don’t have a direct link with the technology industry, and they are exploring their own platforms and finding reasons for participation. If you have already set yourself up in the digital realm or have just started to touch the digital rainbow in the technology arena, the main and the biggest challenge is to find and reach the developers who are capable of helping in populating their platforms and also their ecosystems.
Developers are the fastest growing population group. They are considered to be very influential in decisions, especially in choosing and adopting new technologies. Companies actually need to offer their services, especially by maintaining their APIs which is functional in nature does support the developers and pay close attention. Developers are also working with the organizations that do publish APIs. Companies that are planning to attract developers should keep the following three steps in mind.
The First and the foremost, the company must provide a program to the developer in order to support their APIs because the lack of a program is usually seen as the big time drag on the screen of the developers’ efficiency and also of the productivity. Therefore, it should be mandatory for the companies to provide the necessary infrastructure so as to make the consumption of the API much easier.
Secondly, Companies must provide a full-bodied set of technical support within the above mentioned programs. It works as the compelling force for the developers to join the developer programs.
Thirdly, Developer should be made feel like home. You can achieve this by making him feel like a partner which technically involves extending of the different channels of communication with them. According to the study, as much as 90% of the developers say that, the access to the engineers make them feel like partners with them.
We hope that, these points are useful to you and will make their optimum use of them so as to attract the developers for platforms and economy! rest you cans also debug your API with such tools.