DevPortal Awards 2019

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DevPortal Awards 2019

October 15, 2019

What makes your API references good? How can you boost developer experience? What docs do decision makers need? What ensures accessibility?

A handful of leaders in the API space are developing DX innovations for their API products and developer portals, but it is difficult to see clear trends in the API docs space. With the DevPortal Awards, Pronovix aims at creating an opportunity to celebrate the best developer portals, their API documentation components and inclusive characteristics, so that the API industry as a whole can accelerate its own learning.

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Best New DX Innovation, Best Design, and Best Overall Developer Portal

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Best New DX Innovation, Best Design, and Best Overall Developer Portal

June 27, 2019

How can API portals enhance user experience in general, and pay special attention to developer experience? How can design elements support usability and content? What makes a devportal, in overall, stand out against competitors?

We highlight the criteria that we think define the categories Best New DX Innovation, Best Design, and Best Overall Developer Portal and we include examples taken from last year’s nominated devportals.

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Best Post-Integration & Maintenance Support, Best Policies & Terms of Use, Best Community Spotlight & Outreach

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Best Post-Integration & Maintenance Support, Best Policies & Terms of Use, Best Community Spotlight & Outreach

June 19, 2019

How can you make sure you guide your users towards the support resources they need? How can you prove that your portal and APIs are updated regularly and that everything works in the best way possible? How can you show that your portal is trustworthy? How can you enroll your users in a programme that will help your organization to gain visibility?

In this article we will focus on the categories Best Post-Integration & Maintenance Support, Best Policies & Terms of Use, and Best Community Spotlight & Outreach. Devportal Awards 2019 is open for nominations. We are looking forward to your thoughts on API developer portals!

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Best Onboarding & Best API Reference Documentation

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Best Onboarding & Best API Reference Documentation

June 6, 2019

How can you attract and convert new users through your developer portal? How can you make sure your customer developers can easily onboard and integrate with your APIs?

In this article we will focus on the categories Best Onboarding and Best API References Documentation. Devportal Awards 2019 is open for nominations. We are looking forward to your thoughts on API developer portals!

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Best API Business Model & Best Decision Maker Documentation

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Best API Business Model & Best Decision Maker Documentation

May 23, 2019

How can you convince future customers that your products and APIs provide the best solution for their needs? How can you address users that are interested in how to excel their business? In this article we will focus on the categories Best API Business Model and Best Decision Maker Documentation. Devportal Awards 2019 is open for nominations. We are looking forward to your thoughts on API developer portals!

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Towards Inclusivity:  Best Accessible Devportal, Best International & Localized Devportal

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Towards Inclusivity: Best Accessible Devportal, Best International & Localized Devportal

May 16, 2019

When you pay attention to accessibility, internationalization & localization elements, the overall user experience will be better and your users will be more likely to engage with your devportal. Accessibility is not only for frontenders and visual designers, localization is not just about words. Inclusivity has to be embraced from the very beginning of your project. DevPortal Awards 2019 is open for nominations, with two new categories. We are looking forward to hearing what you think are the outstanding API developer portals and why you think so.

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Interview with the DevPortalAwards winners

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Interview with the DevPortalAwards winners

November 29, 2018

The goal of the DevPortal Awards is to recognize the best developer portals and learn from their practices. In our previous post we already shared the jury’s reasoning for choosing the winners, but of course we were thrilled to hear the opinion of the other side, the teams that made their portal an awarded success!

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DevPortal Awards 2018

Developer Portals News & Events

DevPortal Awards 2018

November 15, 2018

What are the world's best devportals? What do they do differently? Are there any best practices that everybody could and/or should be doing? Our primary aim with the Devportal Awards was to answer these questions - or at least trigger a discussion about them.

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API Docs Apprenticeship Program

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API Docs Apprenticeship Program

August 30, 2018

The goal of our API Documentation Apprenticeship program is dual. It provides technical writer skills for our clients and it is an opportunity for novice API documentarians to gain credentials by working on enterprise projects under the guidance and supervision of experienced mentors.

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API Documentation at WTD NA 2017

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API Documentation at WTD NA 2017

June 1, 2017

The annual North-American Write The Docs conference this year featured 2 API documentation redo presentations:

  1. Lyzi Diamond described Mapbox (formerly a part of Development Seed) documentation automagic in detail,
  2. Sarah Hersh talked about the journey that NPR One undertook towards a new task-based approach for their API's developer documentation.

In this post we aim to give you an account of these presentations.

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