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. 


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


Thank you


Thank you for being part of DevPortal Awards 2019. We hope we could all learn from the best practices of the nominated portals as well as from the feedback of the Jury.

A follow-up blog post will be published soon, and we're planning interviews with the winners too. Stay tuned!

Voting is over


Public voting for the Best Overall Developer Portal *Community Prize* is over. This year the portals received 2210 votes altogether and we have a winner with 366 votes.

Voting & Jury results will be announced at the Awards Gala on 11 October, then they'll be posted on the site too.

Stay tuned!


Awards Gala on 11 October


We invite you to the Awards Gala, where the finalists & winners of 12 categories will be announced together with the winner of the Best Overall Developer Portal *Community Prize*.

Place: CIRCL, Amsterdam (Gustav Mahlerplein 1B)
Time: starting at 15:40 CET



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

Nexmo, The Vonage API Platform

Amadeus for Developers

Amadeus IT Group SA

Shutterstock Developers


Sabre Dev Studio