Best Onboarding

Best Onboarding

July 16, 2020

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 Devportal Award category for Best Onboarding.

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Best International & Localized Devportal

Best International & Localized Devportal

July 16, 2020

When you pay attention to international & localization elements, the overall user experience will be better and your users will be more likely to engage with your devportal. We highlight the criteria that we think define the DevPortal Award category Best Internationalized & Localized Devportal.

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Best Design

Best Design

July 16, 2020

How can API portals enhance user experience in general, and pay special attention to developer experience? How can design elements support usability and content? We highlight the criteria that we think define the DevPortal Award category Best Design.

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Best New DX Innovation

Best New DX Innovation

July 16, 2020

How do devportals lead the way in boosting developer experience? We highlight the criteria that we think define the DevPortal Award category Best New DX Innovation.

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The 4 Most Common API Developer Portal Mistakes

The 4 Most Common API Developer Portal Mistakes

April 2, 2020

The road to trouble is paved with good intentions. In this article we talk about how to navigate the available solutions for developer portals while keeping an eye out for signs that will lead to dead ends. We explain the four most common developer portal anti-patterns that lead to a failure of your API program based on disuse, distrust, and exponential challenge.

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How to Improve DocOps using CI/CD and Docs-as-Code

How to Improve DocOps using CI/CD and Docs-as-Code

March 4, 2020

In this article, we outline the basic principles of Docs-as-Code, some tools for writing and running automated tests against your documentation, and how these workflows can help improve the quality of your documentation. Using VS Code, git workflows, and automated documentation quality tests with Vale, we’ll show you how these tools can be used in concert in your DocOps setup.

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Going beyond Usability with Developer Portals

Going beyond Usability with Developer Portals

February 18, 2020

Starting from an academic study, we explored further to outline the engagement attributes that go beyond usability by encouraging your user’s to play an active role in the success of your developer portal. We explain what engagement attributes are, how you can benefit, and give practical examples of how to implement them for your developer portal strategy.

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Devportals & Digital Transformation

Devportals & Digital Transformation

December 19, 2019

When you create rules, procedures in an organization, that doesn't mean that people will actually follow those. People will use those rules and procedures as their environment inside of which they act. Whatever rule you set up, don't ever expect people to follow: you always have to look for the unintended consequences.

The goal of this article is to make you curious about:

  1. Systems thinking
  2. Complex Adaptive Systems
  3. The role of APIs in Digital Transformation
  4. The role of devportals in Digital Transformation
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Drupal 8 for Developer Portals

Drupal 8 for Developer Portals

December 5, 2019

Why choose Drupal 8 for your developer portal? In this article we outline the elements of why Drupal 8 is a good candidate for building your developer portal and why we use it as the base for our SaaS product.

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When to use a CMS for your Developer Portal

When to use a CMS for your Developer Portal

November 19, 2019

To choose a tool appropriate to your needs is to understand what functions it will serve. This article identifies the key reasons why you would choose a static site generator (SSG) or a content management system (CMS) for constructing your devportal.

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