Kong vs. Restlet Studio vs. APItools



Heads up: you're comparing apples to oranges. Tools belonging to different groups are often not directly comparable because they usually have different intended purposes and benefits.

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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 Restlet Studio?

Packaged as a Chrome extension and accessible from any modern web browser, Restlet Studio instantly provides to any developer powerful API crafting capabilities. Through an intuitive interface, developers can visually define all the elements of a web API, and automatically generate the client SDK and server skeleton of their API.

What is APItools?

APItools is a service for developers to test and debug API traffic, troubleshoot, etc. and for devops to monitor API traffic. Available in the cloud and on-premise. Open source. In private beta.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Restlet Studio?
Why do you like Restlet Studio?

Why do developers choose APItools?
Why do you like APItools?

Cons

What are the cons of using Kong?
No Cons submitted yet for Kong
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What are the cons of using Restlet Studio?
No Cons submitted yet for Restlet Studio
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What are the cons of using APItools?
No Cons submitted yet for APItools
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Pricing

How much does Kong cost?
How much does Restlet Studio cost?
How much does APItools cost?
APItools Pricing

Companies

What companies use Kong?
54 companies on StackShare use Kong
What companies use Restlet Studio?
5 companies on StackShare use Restlet Studio
What companies use APItools?
1 companies on StackShare use APItools

Integrations

What tools integrate with Kong?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Kong
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with APItools?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with APItools

What are some alternatives to Kong, Restlet Studio, and APItools?

  • 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

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