Yorkshire Building Society Developer Portal

Yorkshire Building Society Developer Portal

December 1, 2020

Yorkshire Building Society’s API journey started in 2016 when the PSD2 regulation entered into force. After Apigee ended its hosting of Drupal 7 devportals, YBS implemented a core upgrade of its platform to Drupal 8, simplified its support model, and introduced an improved developer experience.

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3 Trends Driving Developer Portals

3 Trends Driving Developer Portals

November 26, 2020

We discuss the 3 strategic decision making dimensions that contribute to the maturity for a developer portal: Operational maturity, Developer eXperience, and Business alignment. In this article we identify how 3 current trends align with these dimensions.

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6 Types of Devportals

6 Types of Devportals

September 2, 2020

Are apps and integration portals also developer portals? In this article we illustrate the 6 types of devportals and how devportals are evolving to grant access to a broader range of specialized knowledge and tools to enable a wider range of users.

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The Best Developer Portals of 2020

The Best Developer Portals of 2020

July 21, 2020

Who will win the Best Overall DevPortal Award for 2020? We bring you our 3rd edition of the DevPortal Awards that applaud excellence and creative solutions in developer portals. In this article, we reveal the new and improved ten nomination categories for the Developer Portal Awards of 2020, updated descriptions and examples for each category, and how you can submit a nomination.

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Analyzing the API docs and DX Patterns in the Best Media Developer Portals 2

Analyzing the API docs and DX Patterns in the Best Media Developer Portals 2

March 7, 2019

After stock photo companies, video player software providers and audio distribution platforms this article will analyze developer portals in the journalism industry. We focused on two types of news organizations: the traditional ones that already existed before the digital era (such as TV channels, newspapers or radios) and those that were born web-based (and serve as online data providers). Our research revealed some of the differences in their approach to developer portals.

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Analyzing the API docs and DX Patterns in the Best Media Developer Portals

Analyzing the API docs and DX Patterns in the Best Media Developer Portals

November 7, 2018

Users today expect their music, videos and pictures to be available anywhere at anytime. Developers need APIs that can provide this to end users, but they also need developer portals that enable them to integrate these APIs into their applications as efficiently and quickly as possible. In this post we provide some great examples from a selection of such publicly available developer portals.

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Analyzing the API Docs and DX Patterns in the Best Banking Developer Portals

Analyzing the API Docs and DX Patterns in the Best Banking Developer Portals

May 24, 2018

PSD2 and a swarm of Fintech guerilla competitors are shaking up the banking sector. A large number of financial institutions decided to embrace the change, and to execute an Open banking strategy. As a direct result, a lot of new APIs and developer portals for banking services are now available on the public web. From the numerous developer portals we found, we’ve selected some of the best portals that demonstrate the innovations and best practices to enhance developer experience in the banking context.

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5 Things to Learn from Twilio’s Documentation Overhaul

5 Things to Learn from Twilio’s Documentation Overhaul

December 13, 2016

Twilio is regarded as one of the API industry’s leaders, so when, after five years, Twilio changes the documentation format on their developer portal, everybody wants to know why. Jarod Reyes and Andrew Baker (both developers of Twilio's developer education team) gave a presentation about the reason for the changes at SIGNAL 2016. Because we found them valuable and wanted to share them with our developer portal mailinglist, we’ll summarize their findings in this blog post.

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