Devportal Awards Categories of 2022

Business alignment

Beyond REST Platforms

Best DevPortal Beyond REST Platforms

Business alignment

Developer portals that unify interfaces from across a range of technologies, to create a systematic (business) developer experience. 


Best served API Business Model

Business alignment

Developer portals that have a coherent, clear, and orienting narrative to explain what their offerings are about, to help both developers and business users to discover and evaluate the right API for...


Best DevPortal for Citizen Developers (Low/No-Code)

Business alignment

Developer portals that are targeting small businesses or people who can be described as Citizen Developers. 


Best use of Monetization

Business alignment

Developer Portals transparent and comprehensible in monetizing on their API products through self-service or other integrations.

Developer experience


Best API Reference Documentation

Developer experience

Developer portals that improve on how end users experience API reference documentation.


Best Findability of Products in a DevPortal

Developer experience

Devportals with easy to discover tools or structures that allow for finding APIs. 


Best Visual Design

Developer experience

Developer portals demonstrating harmony of usability, content, and aesthetics to present APIs in a well-structured, understandable way. 


Best Onboarding

Developer experience

Developer portals that strike the right balance of just enough information to get an end user engaged, access, and up and running with an API product. 


Best Community Outreach & Support

Developer experience

Developer portals with great community sections where developers can share knowledge and build connections.

Operational excellence


Best Accessible DevPortal

Operational excellence

Developer portals that provide an accessible experience to all users with consideration for disability types and severity of impairment.


Best use of Analytics in a DevPortal

Operational excellence

Developer portals that provide dashboards or analytics to enhance the developer experience or business value of operating with the documented APIs. 


Best International & Localized DevPortal

Operational excellence

Developer portals that implement content strategies or mechanisms to accommodate the international or cultural diversity of an audience.


Best New DX Innovation

Operational excellence

Celebrate the innovations of today that will be expected as normal in the developer portals of tomorrow. 

Best overall developer portal


Best Overall Developer Portal

Best overall developer portal

Three awards will be granted for (1) Overall Enterprise DevPortal (2) Best Overall SME DevPortal and (3) Best DevPortal Community Prize.