Postman vs. Kong vs. Paw

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Description

What is Postman?

Postman lets you create complex requests, go back in time and view results in a beautiful way.

What is Kong?

Kong was created to secure, manage and extend Microservices & APIs. Kong is powered by the battle-tested tech of NGINX and Cassandra with a focus on scalability, high performance & reliability. Kong runs in production at Mashape handling billions of requests to over ten thousand APIs.

What is Paw?

Paw is a full-featured and beautifully designed Mac app that makes interaction with REST services delightful. Either you are an API maker or consumer, Paw helps you build HTTP requests, inspect the server's response and even generate client code.

Pros

Why do developers choose Postman?
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    Why do developers choose Kong?
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    Why do developers choose Paw?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Postman?
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    What are the cons of using Kong?
    No Cons submitted yet for Kong
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    What are the cons of using Paw?
    No Cons submitted yet for Paw
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    Pricing

    How much does Postman cost?
    Postman Pricing
    How much does Kong cost?
    How much does Paw cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Postman?
    1378 companies on StackShare use Postman
    What companies use Kong?
    34 companies on StackShare use Kong
    What companies use Paw?
    14 companies on StackShare use Paw

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Postman?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Postman
    What tools integrate with Kong?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Kong
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Postman, Kong, and Paw?

    • Amazon API Gateway - Create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale
    • Runscope - API Performance Monitoring
    • Insomnia REST Client - The most intuitive cross-platform REST API Client ūüėī
    • RAML - RESTful API Modeling Language (RAML) makes it easy to manage the whole API lifecycle from design to sharing

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