Amazon API Gateway vs n:point: What are the differences?
Developers describe Amazon API Gateway as "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. On the other hand, n:point is detailed as "JSON storage bins with schema validation". JSON storage bins that won't break your app Set up a lightweight JSON endpoint in seconds, then add a schema to edit your data safely at any time..
Amazon API Gateway and n:point belong to "API Tools" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Amazon API Gateway are:
- Build, Deploy and Manage APIs
- API Lifecycle Management
On the other hand, n:point provides the following key features:
- Schema validation - Add JSON Schema to enforce the structure of your data
- Schema and data locking - Once you're confident that your schema or data won't change, lock them down so your app will never break
n:point is an open source tool with 55 GitHub stars and 3 GitHub forks. Here's a link to n:point's open source repository on GitHub.
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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