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Express Gateway

An open source API gateway for microservices built on Express.js
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What is Express Gateway?

A cloud-native microservices gateway completely configurable and extensible through JavaScript/Node.js built for ALL platforms and languages. Enterprise features are FREE thanks to the power of 3K+ ExpressJS battle hardened modules.
Express Gateway is a tool in the Microservices Tools category of a tech stack.

Who uses Express Gateway?

Companies
13 companies reportedly use Express Gateway in their tech stacks, including Netflix, Dell, and TUI Group.

Developers
41 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Express Gateway.

Express Gateway Integrations

Node.js, Docker, Kubernetes, ExpressJS, and AWS Lambda are some of the popular tools that integrate with Express Gateway. Here's a list of all 13 tools that integrate with Express Gateway.
Pros of Express Gateway
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Microservices, Body manipulation
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Amazing api gwy. Easy and powerful configuration
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Custom Plugins
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Development workflow integration
Decisions about Express Gateway

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Express Gateway in their tech stack.

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Express Gateway's Features

  • Authentication
  • Authorization
  • API Management
  • Microservices
  • JSON Web Token (JWT)
  • OAuth2
  • Custom Plugins
  • Consumer Mgmt
  • YAML Driven
  • REST API
  • Pipelines
  • Built-in Policies
  • Hot Reload and Restart
  • Actions & Conditions

Express Gateway Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Express Gateway?
Kong
Kong is a scalable, open source API Layer (also known as an API Gateway, or API Middleware). Kong controls layer 4 and 7 traffic and is extended through Plugins, which provide extra functionality and services beyond the core platform.
Apigee
API management, design, analytics, and security are at the heart of modern digital architecture. The Apigee intelligent API platform is a complete solution for moving business to the digital world.
LoopBack
A highly-extensible, open-source Node.js framework that enables you to create dynamic end-to-end REST APIs with little or no coding. Connect to multiple data sources, write business logic in Node.js, glue on top of your existing services and data, connect using JS, iOS & Android SDKs.
NGINX
nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft nginx served or proxied 30.46% of the top million busiest sites in Jan 2018.
Zuul
It is the front door for all requests from devices and websites to the backend of the Netflix streaming application. As an edge service application, It is built to enable dynamic routing, monitoring, resiliency, and security. Routing is an integral part of a microservice architecture.
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Express Gateway's Followers
137 developers follow Express Gateway to keep up with related blogs and decisions.