Applaud the Best DevPortals

DevPortal Awards brings together the API community to recognize, celebrate and learn from the world’s greatest developer portals and their API documentation.

About DevPortal Awards

What is DevPortal Awards?


A handful of leaders in the API space are developing DX innovations for their API products and developer portals, but these efforts are not coordinated, and it is difficult to see clear trends in the API docs space. We want to create an opportunity to celebrate the best developer portals and their API documentation components, so that the API industry as a whole can accelerate its own learning. The DevPortal Awards will recognize and celebrate the best solutions in a number of categories - what we believe to be the key components of a developer portal.

DevPortal Awards 2019


The Awards team is happy to share that it's working on the 2019 edition. If you have any ideas about how DevPortal Awards can be improved, share them by sending an email to

The timeline of 2019 will be available soon, stay tuned!


Content Strategy for DevPortals

Emmelyn's talk in London

Want some practical ways to benchmark the launch or improvement of your developer portal? Watch Emmelyn's talk from API The Docs London 2018 in which she shares ways to increase your digital presence to engage and compel your audience to keep coming back for more!

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 08:57

Developer Portals with Great API Docs


What do developers expect of documentation nowadays? How do exemplary portals anticipate on those expectations? To explore this, check this introductory article regarding public developer portals of companies in various industries and how they make use of the insights of recently published academic research results, blog posts, surveys and talks.

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 02:04

What is the MVP for a devportal?

developer portalas an interface

What information is absolutely essential on a developer portal? What kind of API documentation do you need? Is there a best practice that can be followed when launching a developer portal? Read this post, where Kathleen De Roo shares the insights Pronovix has learned while working on developer portals the last couple of years.

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 02:26


Best devportal policies & terms of use
Best post-integration & maintenance support
Best community spotlight and outreach
Best API reference documentation
Best decision maker documentation
Best onboarding
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Best API business model
Best new DX innovation
Best design

Nominees for Best Overall Developer Portal

Nordea for Developers

Nordea Bank

Ticketmaster Developer


Adyen Developer


Cisco DevNet


Deutsche Bank API Program

Deutsche Bank