Creating API Documentation and Developer Portals Course

An affordable way to master the skills of API documentation writing

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Cherryleaf’s popular online training course teaches you how the keys skills of writing and managing an API developer portal. You’ll gain confidence you’re approaching each writing project in the right way, and creating content that follows best practice.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone responsible for managing, planning or writing API documentation. For example:

  • Developers wanting to provide API documentation that is complete and meets the needs of the users.
  • Developers wanting to discover best practices in API documentation and developer portals
  • Technical Authors wanting to understand APIs and how to write documentation for them.

Recommended by the ASTC

This course is recommended by The Australian Society for Technical Communication and The Technical Communicators Association of New Zealand to their members. It’s a great way to maintain the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) required by technical communication societies.

About the course

We use publicly accessible APIs, as part of this course.

We also show examples of developer portals from the DevPortal awards, Google, Microsoft, and others.

No programming experience is required.

There are a few free applications that you’ll be using, which you’ll need to install these before you start the course.

Technical information

  • The course modules are delivered over the Web in small, manageable video presentations. You can pause the videos at any time and return to the course at times that suit you.
  • You can download the course handouts.
  • You have the option of taking the course on an iPhone or iPad, using the MyTeachable app in the Apple App Store.
  • You can preview some of the course modules.

Billing information

  • You can pay by credit/debit cards or PayPal.
  • The courses are hosted and sold by via the Teachable platform. From a VAT perspective, they are the “Merchant of Record”, and receipts contain their VAT number.

Need to train your whole team?

If you have five or more people who you would like to take the course, we can offer a group booking option. Delegates get access for 12 months. Contact us for details.

Your Instructor


Cherryleaf is a technical writing services company formed in 2002 by people with a passion for technical communication and learning development.

Cherryleaf is recognised as a leader within the technical communication profession. Our staff have written articles for the Society for Technical Communication's (STC) Intercom magazine, the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicator's Communicator journal and tekom's TCWorld magazine. They've also written books on technical communication. We've presented webinars for Adobe, Madcap Software or the STC, and we've spoken at various conferences around the world.

Today, organisations throughout Europe use Cherryleaf’s services so they can provide clear information that enables users and staff to complete tasks productively.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund for the current month and/or the previous month.

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