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


Drupal 8 for Developer Portals


In this article Diliny Corlosquet from Pronovix outlines the elements of why Drupal 8 is a good candidate for building your developer portal and why they use it as the base for their SaaS product.

DevOps-friendly Docs Publishing for APIs


Read Anne Gentle's article on how Cisco DevNet, the winner of the Best Overall category in 2018, developed a developer and API doc publishing pipeline.

What makes a developer portal successful?


API consultant Leah Tucker shares her ideas on developer experience featuring TomTom Developer, the winner of the Best Overall category in 2019.


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