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Open source REST API backend for mobile, web, and IoT applications.
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What is DreamFactory?

DreamFactory is an open source REST API backend for mobile, web, and IoT applications. It provides RESTful web services with pre-built connectors to SQL, NoSQL, file storage systems, and web services. It's secure, reusable, and offers live API documentation.
DreamFactory is a tool in the Mobile Backend category of a tech stack.
DreamFactory is an open source tool with 1.5K GitHub stars and 309 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to DreamFactory's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses DreamFactory?

4 companies reportedly use DreamFactory in their tech stacks, including Genius Information Clique, DreamFactory, and GREETA.

35 developers on StackShare have stated that they use DreamFactory.
Pros of DreamFactory
Easy setup
Love this to easily build API's
Great customer support
Multi Platform

DreamFactory's Features

  • REST Any Data Source
  • Instant REST APIs and documentation
  • Simple administration
  • Customize your APIs
  • SDK interfaces for HTML5, JavaScript, and native iOS and Android
  • Integrates with Active Directory, LDAP, and OAuth
  • Enterprise-Grade Security
  • Designed to scale for massive deployments of transactional mobile applications and Internet of Things (IoT) devices
  • Single-click installers for popular IaaS, PaaS, and desktop environments

DreamFactory Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to DreamFactory?
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