Express Gateway is a tool in the Microservices Tools category of a tech stack.
11 companies use Express Gateway including Netflix, TUI Group, and Dell.
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 12 tools that integrate with Express Gateway.
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Express Gateway.
Here are some stack decisions and reviews by companies and developers who chose Express Gateway in their tech stack.
We needed a lightweight and completely customizable #microservices #gateway to be able to generate #JWT and introspect #OAuth2 tokens as well. The #gateway was going to front all #APIs for our single page web app as well as externalized #APIs for our partners.Contenders
We looked at Tyk Cloud and Kong. Kong's plugins are all Lua based and its core is NGINX and OpenResty. Although it's open source, it's not the greatest platform to be able to customize. On top of that enterprise features are paid and expensive. Tyk is Go and the nomenclature used within Tyk like "sessions" was bizarre, and again enterprise features were paid.Decision
We ultimately decided to roll our own using ExpressJS into Express Gateway because the use case for using ExpressJS as an #API #gateway was tried and true, in fact - all the enterprise features that the other two charge for #OAuth2 introspection etc were freely available within ExpressJS middleware.Outcome
We opened source Express Gateway with a core set of plugins and the community started writing their own and could quickly do so by rolling lots of ExpressJS middleware into Express Gateway