Guest blogger Jeremy Schulman explains for network engineers (or anyone!) how to get started with an API. He outlines the different types of documentation and their pros and cons, how to take advantage of client libraries, and the ins-and-outs of authentication.
With over 20 years in the networking industry, Jeremy Schulman is a technology pioneer and active contributor in the field of modern network automation with a background in software engineering, technical sales, and business development. He loves to build sophisticated network automation solutions that reduce operational risk, increase service velocity, and provide measurable improvements in network experience for the business.
Guest blogger Jeremy Schulman offers practical advice for network engineers charged with increasing automation. First, focus on tasks that reduce operational friction among teams. Become familiar with the tools used by various teams, and learn how to use their APIs.