"Getting Started" section for your API Posted 10 months ago
One of the top requests we get from API providers in Mashape is to add a section where they can go beyond just plain text when providing more in-depth information about their API (e.g. introduction, usage guidelines, sample codes, etc). This requires a level of formatting that simply cannot be achieved with just plain text.
Also, having information in one place as opposed to having several browser tabs open to read through the API usage information, can be quite a time-saver.
We have now added a “Getting Started” section for your APIs in Mashape. It supports GitHub Flavored Markdown.
You can check the example API above here. Notice on the left navigation panel that a “Getting Started” section has been added.
Don’t forget to set your Markdown to Public once you’re done.
We hope that you will find this feature very useful when communicating the intended use for your API to developers. We highly encourage everyone to try it out and provide us feedback on your experience with it. Send us a message in Facebook, Twitter, or firstname.lastname@example.org