Kong vs. Shields.io vs. Apigility



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Description

What is 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.

What is Shields.io?

Legible & concise status badges for third-party codebase services.

What is Apigility?

An API-based architecture is essential to agile delivery of mobile applications. Apigility provides JSON representations that can be parsed and used in any mobile framework; write for the web or native applications simultaneously!

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Pros

Why do developers choose Kong?
Why do you like Kong?

Why do developers choose Shields.io?
Why do you like Shields.io?

Why do developers choose Apigility?
Why do you like Apigility?

Cons

What are the cons of using Kong?
No Cons submitted yet for Kong
Downsides of Kong?

What are the cons of using Shields.io?
No Cons submitted yet for Shields.io
Downsides of Shields.io?

What are the cons of using Apigility?
No Cons submitted yet for Apigility
Downsides of Apigility?

Pricing

How much does Kong cost?
How much does Shields.io cost?
How much does Apigility cost?

Companies

What companies use Kong?
56 companies on StackShare use Kong
What companies use Shields.io?
7 companies on StackShare use Shields.io
What companies use Apigility?
5 companies on StackShare use Apigility

Integrations

What tools integrate with Kong?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Kong
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Apigility?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Apigility

What are some alternatives to Kong, Shields.io, and Apigility?

  • Istio - Open platform to connect, manage, and secure microservices, by Google, IBM, and Lyft
  • linkerd - Twitter-Style Operability for Microservices
  • seneca - A Micro-Services toolkit for Node.js
  • Micro - A microservice toolkit

See all alternatives to Kong

Latest News

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