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Jeremiah Cohick

Jeremiah Cohick
API Engineer, Fitbit

Website | @JeremiahLee

Jeremiah Lee claims that UX is empathy as an applied science and that APIs are the new division of labor. With his pioneering work in both user experience design and software engineering, he has promoted the idea of developer experience through UX Magazine, SXSW Interactive, and the APIdays international conference series. He’s currently helping to make the world a healthier, happier place as an API engineer at Fitbit.


Tools, Platforms, and APIs, User Interface & User Experience
Location: Salon 10 Level: Intermediate
Jeremiah Cohick (Fitbit)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
The field of user experience has proven in the last decade how research methodologies can significantly improve the usability, intuitability, and enjoyment of products. Yet API design is dominated by discussion of how one technology (HTTP) is most purely applied (REST/Hypermedia). User research and testing can elevate the level of design for APIs. I will present strategies for building great APIs. Read more.