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Let’s find the developer portal that provides the best overall experience for its users! Every nominee automatically runs for the Best Overall Developer Portal prize. Two portals will be selected in the end - one by the community and one by the Awards Jury.

 

Nomination categories

 

Best devportal policies & terms of use

Devportals that build trust through a genuine approach even in the seemingly unglamorous topic of policies and terms of use.

Best post-integration & maintenance support

Devportals that do an exceptional job in creating trust towards their APIs by clearly, yet innovatively indicating their availability and reliability. Portals that make it easy to maintain an API integration through great release notes and other maintenance support.

Best community spotlight and outreach

Devportals with creative solutions or initiatives to show developers that their work is appreciated. Portals with great community sections where developers can share knowledge and build connections.

Best API reference documentation

Devportals that improve on API reference documentation and how they integrate with “try it out”, and sandbox functionality: the heart of developer experience.

Best decision maker documentation

Organizations will only use an API if they understand the value of it, that is why it is important to increase the perceived value of an API through appropriate and clear business descriptions.

Best onboarding

Devportals that clearly show what their APIs are about, how they work, how developers can start integrating and where they can find resources.

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Best API business model

Devportals that not only have innovative business models but also found an innovative way to present them. E.g. API pricing model innovations, new ways to monetise APIs and how these are explained on the portal.

Best new DX innovation

Devportals that lead the way in boosting developer experience for their developers as a whole or for specific subgroups of developers (e.g. more/less advanced, different communities,...) through DX innovations or well executed existing technologies.

Best design

Devportals that found the perfect harmony of usability, content and aesthetics and present every aspect of the APIs in a well-structured, understandable way. Developer portals that inspire trust through superior production quality.

Best accessible devportal

Devportals that take the initiative to make their APIs and documentation accessible to all possible users, regardless of disability type or severity of impairment.

Best international & localized devportal

Devportals that implement devices or content strategies to address topics like cultural diversity, differences in language capabilities, local legal requirements and regional expectations.

Best Overall Developer Portal
Best Overall Developer Portal

Every nominee automatically runs for the Best Overall Developer Portal prize. Two portals will be selected in the end - one by the community and one by the Awards Jury.

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