Amazon API Gateway vs Intercept.rest: What are the differences?
What is Amazon API Gateway? Create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale. Amazon API Gateway handles all the tasks involved in accepting and processing up to hundreds of thousands of concurrent API calls, including traffic management, authorization and access control, monitoring, and API version management.
What is Intercept.rest? Faster API debugging. Similar to the Network tab in Chrome Dev Tools but works for any API, Mobile apps, web hooks, frontend etc..
Amazon API Gateway and Intercept.rest can be categorized as "API" tools.
Some of the features offered by Amazon API Gateway are:
- Build, Deploy and Manage APIs
- API Lifecycle Management
On the other hand, Intercept.rest provides the following key features:
- Realtime logs
- Offline support
- Collaborate better
"AWS Integration" is the top reason why over 23 developers like Amazon API Gateway, while over 2 developers mention "Super easy to get started, https works out of the box" as the leading cause for choosing Intercept.rest.
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API Gateway in conjunction with Lambda has allowed us to become 'serverless'. We have a number of API endpoints that range from simple CRUD operations, through to triggering chains of complex background jobs. Like Lambda, this service has released us from getting bogged down in infrastructure management, freeing up huge amounts of time to focus on solving business problems.
It provides me with POST endpoints; I don't run servers and some third-party services need to POST data to my application.
Triggers the Lambda function from a GitHub WebHook push into
Excellent API Gateway, some quirks but most are being addressed over time, easy integration with Lambda