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 announce that Nomination is open! Nomination criteria haven't changed – you can nominate any public API developer portal. 

Timeline:

1 May - 30 June: Nomination 
1 August - 30 September: Public voting
11 October: Awards Gala

News

Public voting starts next month!

07.12.2019

Public voting in the Best Overall category starts in August and this year you'll need to register with your email address before voting for your favourite portal. Voting might take a bit longer than last year, but we hope we'll create a fair(er) contest by introducing this 2-step process.

Good luck to the contestants!

Last article of the series: Best Design, Best New DX Innovation

07.12.2019

The fifth and last article in our series is focusing on the following questions:

How can API portals enhance user experience in general, and pay special attention to developer experience? How can design elements support usability and content? What makes a devportal, in overall, stand out against competitors?

Best Post-integration and Maintenance Support and 2 further categories

07.12.2019

How can you make sure you guide your users towards the support resources they need? How can you prove that your portal and APIs are updated regularly and that everything works in the best way possible? How can you show that your portal is trustworthy? How can you enroll your users in a programme that will help your organization gain visibility?

In this article, we will address how to solve issues that go beyond self-service support.

Awards

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
Best accessible devportal
Best international & localized devportal
Best Overall Developer Portal
Best Overall Developer Portal

Nominees for Best Overall Developer Portal

Nexmo Developer

Owner
Nexmo, The Vonage API Platform

Amadeus for Developers

Owner
Amadeus IT Group SA

Shutterstock Developers

Owner
Shutterstock

Sabre Dev Studio

Owner
Sabre

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