Postman vs. Kong vs. Reqres



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Description

What is Postman?

Postman is the only complete API development environment, used by nearly five million developers and more than 100,000 companies worldwide.

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 Reqres?

A hosted REST-API ready to respond to your AJAX requests.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Postman?
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Why do developers choose Kong?
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Why do developers choose Reqres?
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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 Reqres?
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Pricing

How much does Postman cost?
Postman Pricing
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How much does Reqres cost?

Companies

What companies use Postman?
1965 companies on StackShare use Postman
What companies use Kong?
55 companies on StackShare use Kong
What companies use Reqres?
0 companies on StackShare use Reqres

Integrations

What tools integrate with Postman?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Postman
What tools integrate with Kong?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Kong
No integrations listed yet

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

  • Swagger UI - dependency-free collection of HTML, Javascript, and CSS assets that dynamically generate beautiful documentation
  • Amazon API Gateway - Create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale
  • Apiary - Integrated API documentation, prototyping and testing
  • Paw - The ultimate REST client for Mac

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