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