During the weekend Kong crossed 10,000
downloads. Today Kong is 89 days old and you can find all the open issues and our roadmap in the Gtihub repo
. Thousands of instances started with Kong, the majority were located in Virginia as it’s the most popular AWS data center. Kong hit version 0.4
only last week (OAuth2.0 and Analytics plugins
) but it’s already used in mission critical production environments, from small VC backed startups to Global2000.
Kong IPs Map
The most popular Kong distribution
is Docker, followed by Debian, Centos and Ubuntu. You can try Kong on…
The latest update of Kong (0.3.2) ships with several new features, including:
Support for SSL through an SSL Plugin.
APIs can be resolved by an endpoint path.
HTTP Log Plugin.
Response Transformer Plugin.
Request Size Limiting Plugin.
Full changelog available on Kong’s repository
To update to the latest version, simply follow the installation instructions
to reinstall Kong.
Roadmap to 0.4.0
OAuth 2.0 Plugin
Documentation for creating new private/public plugins in order to customize Kong
As always, we would like to invite you to contribute to the project by opening issues, submitting pull requests and chatting with the…
, the king of open-source API management platforms, is in my (totally not biased) opinion an extremely cool tool.
From startups to enterprises, companies have tons of APIs (growth of APIs
within Mashape) and they need to be managed in a simple and effective way.
Instead of building functionalities into each microservice KONG deploys a solution for managing them based on your needs – focus on excelling at microservices
instead of the boring stuff.
Microservices just like sushi
When I was explaining microservices to my cousin, and why they’re cool, I told him to imagine microservices like awesome…
Last month Mashape launched Kong
to provide the world with a free and open source API and Microservice management platform. We would like to share some general stats to the community since it’s a project that belongs to everyone.
The community response has exceeded our expectations; in fact, we’ve also noticed how much work we still have to do
to provide even more functionality to the API and Microservice ecosystem.
– First 30 Days –
Github stars: 1,459
(so far the most popular OSS API & Microservice management solution)
Github forks: 78
Gitter Chat: 82 members
Emailing List: 320