What is Mashape?

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.
Mashape is a tool in the API Hub and Management category of a tech stack.

Who uses Mashape?

Companies
6 companies reportedly use Mashape in their tech stacks, including Hazeorid, Kong, and imgur.

Developers
27 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Mashape.

Why developers like Mashape?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Mashape

Mashape's Features

  • Logging: Log requests and responses to your system over TCP, UDP or to disk
  • OAuth2.0: Add easily an OAuth2.0 authentication to your APIs
  • Monitoring: Live monitoring provides key load and performance server metrics
  • IP-restriction: Whitelist or blacklist IPs that can make requests
  • Authentication: Manage consumer credentials query string and header tokens
  • Rate-limiting: Block and throttle requests based on IP or authentication
  • Transformations: Add, remove or manipulate HTTP params and headers on-the-fly
  • CORS: Enable cross-origin requests to your APIs that would otherwise be blocked
  • Anything: Need custom functionality? Extend Kong with your own Lua plugins

Mashape Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Mashape?
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.
RapidAPI
RapidAPI is the worlds largest API marketplace with over 10,000 APIs available. Developers can find, connect, and manage all of their API connections through a single platform. As an API Provider, you can market, manage, and monetize your API on the world’s largest API marketplace, instantly exposing it to 1 million developers.
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.
3scale
3scale's API Management platform provides services and solutions, allowing you to Operate, Manage and Distribute your APIs. Trusted by 450+ API programs.
ProgrammableWeb
ProgrammableWeb is more than a directory and community, it's programmable. Our "API for APIs" gives you a simple and structured way to access the powerful registry and repository capabilities of PW. Use your favorite language to search and retrieve APIs, mashups, and other data from our catalog. We've got samples in PHP, Java, .NET and JavaScript to get you started.
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