Onboarding is the process where API providers help developers (API consumers) to orient themselves and take some important initial steps toward becoming full-fledged utilizers. This process is critical in getting developer traction, as it smooths the developer experience (DX). In the presentation focus is on government driven platforms. Finland and Estonia have established Joint X-Road community to engage both X-Road developers and utilizers in one community to maximize platform benefits and knowledge sharing. Measures taken to lower barriers to utilize X-Road and community creation process are discussed in details.