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 2020


The Awards team is happy to announce that Nomination opens in May! Nomination criteria haven't changed – you can nominate any public API developer portal. 


1 May - 31 July: Nomination 
1 September - 31 October: Public voting in the Best Overall Developer Portal category
20 November: Awards Gala in Brussels, Belgium


Tips on Creating Outstanding DX


Read Bill Doerrfeld's article on how to create outstanding developer experience on your devportal. He collects great insights from three experts of the field.

How to treat SDKs


Programmable Web's editor chose TomTom's award winning developer portal to explain why we should treat SDKs as first class citizens.

Videos & recap notes from APIdays Paris 2019


APIdays Paris dedicated a full-day track to API documentation and developer portals in December 2019. Videos, slides and our recap notes of the presentations are now available on the Pronovix blog.


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