Kong 0.10.2 has been released and we highly recommend to upgrade. We’d like to highlight a few important features and fixes it introduces.
A new request-termination plugin, which comes handy when you need to temporarily disable an API or block a Consumer. This plugin was generously contributed by Paul Austin.
Plugins can now implement a new ‘rewrite()’ handler function, which is a hook in the Nginx phase bearing the same name.
Kong does not unconditionally append a trailing slash to the URL of your upstream services anymore.
Ability to hide Kong headers in responses.
And much more in
Mashape is excited to partner with IBM and announce the OpenWhisk plugin for Kong’s API Gateway, available both to the open source community via Apache OpenWhisk and as a commercial offering on Bluemix, IBM’s cloud platform. OpenWhisk is a cloud-first distributed event-based programming service, whose serverless architecture accelerates development of small, distinct, and independent actions.
By eliminating infrastructure limitations, OpenWhisk
enables teams to efficiently work on different pieces of code simultaneously. It provides a programming model to upload event handlers and register the handlers to respond to various events. Now developers can use Kong to invoke Apache OpenWhisk serverless functions…