Put open source to work
July 16–17, 2018: Training & Tutorials
July 18–19, 2018: Conference
Portland, OR
Taylor Barnett

Taylor Barnett
Community Engineer, Stoplight

Taylor Barnett is the lead community engineer at Stoplight. Taylor is passionate about building great developer experiences within APIs with an emphasis on empathy and inclusion within documentation, SDKs, support, and other community-focused projects. Previously, she was the lead community engineer at data analytics API company Keen IO. Taylor has spoken about developer experience, SDKs, inclusion, and building developer communities, including open source communities, at conferences such as O’Reilly OSCON, API Strategy & Practice, AlterConf, Hackcon, and local meetups. In her free time, she helps organize Women Who Code Austin, advises developer communities, drinks sour beers, and climbs in Austin, Texas.


1:45pm2:25pm Thursday, July 19, 2018
Evolutionary architecture
Location: Portland 251
Level: Intermediate
Taylor Barnett (Stoplight)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
No one likes it when an API doesn’t work as expected. The idea of testing APIs is not a novel concept, but the concept of testing based on a specification is an underexplored space. Taylor Barnett explains how to utilize contract testing with the OpenAPI Specification to create better APIs. Read more.