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Morgan Davies
We’re going to AWS re:Invent! Join Mashape and over 24,000 attendees at the largest gathering of global Amazon Web Services community members. Mashape is a proud AWS partner and bronze sponsor of the event. Want to learn more about Kong and meet the team, drop by booth #2633 and say hello. Come learn about Kong, Gelato and Galileo. – How Kong manages your APIs and Microservices – How to install Kong on AWS – How to customize and optimize Kong specifically to your API needs – How to add microservice analytics and an API developer portal Kong Kong is the…
Morgan Davies
Register for this exciting webinar: Join us October 26th at 10AM PDT. Mashape recently announced an integration partnership between Kong, our open-source API management gateway and Bitnami, the leader in ready-to-run application packages and developer stacks for cloud deployments. By providing pre-packaged application images for the Google Cloud Platform, Bitnami enables devs to create and provision a new cloud server immediately. Bitnami saves users countless hours of configuring and setting up servers. It was a natural choice to work with Bitnami and provide Kong with a fast and easy way to deploy on Google’s Cloud Platform (GCP). Learn…
Morgan Davies
Mashape is proud to announce an integration partnership with Kong, the most popular open-source API Management platform and Koding, offering development environments as a service. Koding is one of the fastest ways to build and test virtual machines in the cloud. Cloud-based development environments have dramatically transformed how engineers and teams write code and collaborate on projects. As more companies request cloud deployment options a partnership with Koding was a natural choice. Koding is changing the paradigm of how cloud development environments are deployed and managed. Koding’s integration with Kong will allow engineers to quickly launch a properly configured development…
Morgan Davies
Mashape is proud to announce an integration partnership with Bitnami, the leader in ready-to-run application packages and dev stacks for native, virtual and cloud deployments. Mashape’s Kong platform is the most popular open source API gateway and microservice management layer. Built on NGINX with Cassandra or Postgres as DBs, Kong is designed for high availability and distributed systems. Now with Bitnami’s Launcher you can quickly test and deploy Kong on Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Google’s cloud-based hosting, storage and related services offering. Bitnami has partnered with Google to make Kong available on the GCP. With Kong’s increasing popularity and community…
Morgan Davies
  Mashape is proud to announce an integration with GitHub! In addition to being the largest and most respected Git repository hosting service, GitHub also has an extensive list of tools to help you build software faster and more efficiently. You can now find Gelato, Mashape’s API Dev Portal, listed in GitHub’s Integrations Directory. With Gelato you can create great guides, import documentation from Swagger, API Blueprint, or RAML and experience a feature rich reference editor and automatic API explorer. When combined with Kong, the most popular open source API management platform, Gelato provides a seamless experience for…
Morgan Davies
It’s the the most wonderful time of the year! In 2015 Mashape launched several products and open source projects, plus we’ve acquired Gelato from an incredible team. To bring in the the New Year we’d like to share with you all the new developments.  

Kong

Open-Source API Management Layer

In just 8 months and 500,000 downloads Kong became the most adopted API proxy and #1 starred API tool on Github. Based on NGINX and with over 20 plugins, Kong can replace any legacy solution for free.      

Galileo

API Analytics Platform

Thousands of API engineers &…
Morgan Davies
    Mashape, the creator of Kong and open-source API management platform, is pleased to announce an integrated partnership with Instaclustr, which delivers hosted and managed Apache Cassandra services.   Instaclustr provides a fully managed Cassandra-as-a-Service solution, powering mission critical big data applications; which enables Mashape and Kong to focus on our core business, building the best API Gateway. “Instaclustr is pleased to be able to provide our managed service to support the Kong user community. We have engineered our solution to make it easy to deploy and configure Cassandra, and we also provide ongoing monitoring, maintenance and 24/7 support.  We…
Morgan Davies
Nobody likes to track down the latest version of a contract, hassle with track changes and negotiations, or sign duplicate paper copies.  Contract Live is the first contract-management platform for companies to manage all steps from initiation to contract execution on the cloud. With Contract Live your team receives email and text message alerts for deadlines, summary sheets, and an online library with all your contracts.  The platform combines a simple, secured web mail interface with advanced features that help manage all your contracts, such as suppliers, clients, HR, and partnerships.  Most importantly, Contract Live assists throughout all stages of…
Morgan Davies
HackerRank is a site for hackers to challenge themselves by solving programming problems in different CS domains like algorithms, machine learning and artificial intelligence.  Presented in categories and challenges, developers learn to excel in different programming paradigms. In addition to HackerRank’s individual challenges, companies can now use the platform to test prospective employees.  Technical phone interviews don’t provide a clear picture of the candidate’s ability.  By utilizing competitive programming contests across a broad spectrum of applications, prospective candidates participate in real time code evaluations. There are three categories and challenges: Artificial Intelligence, Algorithmic Challenges, and Code Golf.  Challenges include writing…
Morgan Davies
Gaining access and interpreting your data can be a challenge.  With Xplenty companies of all sizes have the ability to access their Big Data in a simple to use cloud service.  Xplenty’s solution is a code-free Hadoop as a Service platform that allows you to easily create data workflows, provision, monitor and scale clusters.  Mashape is proud to partner with Xplenty and offer their API to our community. Xplenty’s data integration harnesses the power of Hadoop to create an easy to use, scalable ETL service that enables you to prepare structured and semi-structured data for analytics.  You can join data…
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