All developer needs, across the entire SLDC

A fully-fledged internal developer portal covers everything from planning to post-production ops.

Plan: let developers unlock their day

Everything begins with a plan. To plan, developers need to see PRs to review, incidents to manage, new team members to onboard, and whether they are on-call. Having it all in one place can make prioritizing and planning easier, leaving a lot of time to code.

  • Pull request reviews

  • All relevant Jira tickets

  • Future on-call shifts

  • Manager initiatives (e.g. need to update helm charts, tag S3 buckets etc)

  • Security issues by priority

Develop: give context, get developer autonomy

When developing, developers need to get quick context, on dependencies, APIs and more. They also need to be able to test quickly, access a development environment and force merge code, using golden paths and with the right guardrails in place.

  • Find API documentation

  • Add IaC to service

  • Scaffold new service

  • Deploy a development environment

  • Manage secrets

Ship: make it happen, easily

Using a portal, developers can ship features without needing extensive knowledge and familiarity of tools. Cover all shipment needs with self-service that frees developers and ensures your quality and cost standards are always met.

  • Build

  • Promote

  • Deploy

  • Toggle feature flags

  • Manage Canary

  • Run Migrations

Production operations: monitor & maintain

Developers are needed for incident management, maintenance and on-call. Let them view data across infrastructure and dev tools to understand why issues happen, monitor services and make changes.

  • Rollback

  • Restart service

  • Understand health of services

  • Notify service owner on incident

  • Get temp permissions to DB/Resource

  • Find outages root causes

  • Understand & troubleshoot outages

Start with the most pressing needs, build more later

Portals should support a broad range of use cases and user stories. Start with a smaller subset of developer routines, and add more as you go, driving functionality and adoption. Choose Port for its support of any future use case you’ll need, allowing you to deliver a compelling user experience.

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The portal touches every step of the journey

Developer productivity begins with developer experience. Provide developers with what they need in the way that’s simplest for them to use. Using a portal, developers:

  • Don’t need to context switch as they can use one tab for all tools (except for git or their CDE)

  • Know what the golden paths are

  • Are served infrastructure and K8s data in a way that’s abstracted and personalized to them

Starting with Port is simple, fast and free.

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