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Developer Experience

Optimize how easily and effectively developers can get things done

ByAddy Osmani

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Developer Experience (DX) is all about how easily and effectively developers can get things done. Good DX is like good UX for developers. It is about creating tools, APIs, and services that enable developers to be productive, satisfied, and empowered. This book by Addy Osmani makes the case for why DX matters - it impacts developer happiness, retention, innovation velocity, and business performance. It also explores core principles like ensuring a smooth onboarding, minimizing complexity, providing good documentation and community support. It discusses frameworks to measure DX using metrics for usability, findability, usefulness. Developer journey mapping is proposed as a technique to identify pain points and friction. The book explains how to enable a DX mindset in your organization, implement a DX roadmap, and track DX maturity levels. There are case studies demonstrating where investments in DX translated to tangible business value. With a great DX, developers can create exceptional end-user experiences. Read ahead for insights and a practical guide to improve your DX. The key takeaway is that optimizing DX should be a priority and requires a cross-functional effort spanning product, engineering and community engagement.

Details

Publication Date
Feb 9, 2024
Language
English
ISBN
9781304634207
Category
Computers & Technology
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Addy Osmani

Specifications

Pages
90
Binding
Case Wrap
Interior Color
Color
Dimensions
US Letter (8.5 x 11 in / 216 x 279 mm)

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