Developer Relations at Google with Luke Mahe

The last 15 years have seen the emergence of cloud-based developer APIs and services as dominant components of the developer toolchain. As a result, there has never been more power at developers’ fingertips. But making that power usable and accessible is a challenge that is shared between the providers and the consumers of these services.

Google’s Developer Relations team has spent the past 15 years bridging the gap between Google’s internal engineering teams and the broader developer community that consumes their APIs and services. Luke Mahé is a long-time engineering manager at Google DevRel. We talk about the history of Google’s developer offering and the critical role DevRel plays in shaping and promoting that offering.

This episode is hosted by Yaniv Bernstein. Yaniv Bernstein was until recently COO of Airtasker and is now a startup coach, adviser, and public speaker. He is the author of the People Engineering newsletter and is active on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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