Anne Gentle

Developer Experience Manager

Developer Relations

Anne Gentle is an industry-recognized author whose books promote collaboration among developers and writers. She works as a developer experience manager at Cisco DevNet, the developer program for Cisco platforms to connect, secure, and automate. With her team of experts, she supports developer tools for API design, developer documentation, and developer education including infrastructure integration. She wrote a book called Docs Like Code to demonstrate developer tools and workflows like GitHub and automated publishing and code integration, applied in the technical writing world. She proudly serves on the Workforce Advisory Committee at Austin Community College, pushing the field towards future opportunities in API and developer documentation.


May 18, 2023


Explore API-first Sessions and Hands-on Workshops at Cisco Live

Sign up for API-first, API quality, and API security sessions at Cisco Live. From hands-on workshops to deep dives into best practices, you'll learn what Cisco has been up to in API design and implementation to improve your developer experience.

May 11, 2022


Towards Inclusive Language in Code

Learn how to start making your code and documentation more inclusive, using Cisco's tools on GitHub.

November 16, 2021


My Career in Tech – My Plan vs. Reality

Join me for my Girls in Tech talk, "You Can Go Your Own Way," November 17th at 2:00pm CT.

November 4, 2019


Continuous Integration for Docs, Code, Infrastructure, and the Network

Learn about the advantages of treating developer documentation like code for CI/CD pipelines.

October 27, 2016


What’s Happening at the OpenStack Summit in Barcelona?

The OpenStack Summit is a place to learn and collaborate, discuss and inspire, all in four days every six months. Keynote talks for the first day reflected the international blend of both the operators and users of OpenStack. Our Cisco team agreed that we like the overall message, which feels like, “Here is how we’ve […]

October 12, 2016


Building resilient applications with Cisco Metacloud

This post walks through the models for building resilient applications on OpenStack infrastructure with Cisco Metacloud, OpenStack Orchestration, and configuration management tools like Ansible. Agile Infrastructure, Some Background In 2001, when a group of software developers discussed a growing trend of lightweight methods for producing software, they decided to group those together and write a […]

April 28, 2016


OpenStack works here… and now, I do, too!

OpenStack works here. I intend to make you think about a double meaning: OpenStack is both people and platform. We work here, and the platform works great here at Cisco. At the OpenStack Summit in Austin this week, I see a compelling need for OpenStack and the many private clouds springing to life. I want […]