Postman vs. Kong vs. Restlet Studio

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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 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.

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Cons

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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Postman?
1918 companies on StackShare use Postman
What companies use Kong?
54 companies on StackShare use Kong
What companies use Restlet Studio?
5 companies on StackShare use Restlet Studio

Integrations

What tools integrate with Postman?
12 tools on StackShare integrate with Postman
What tools integrate with Kong?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Kong
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What are some alternatives to Postman, Kong, and Restlet Studio?

  • Amazon API Gateway - Create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale
  • Paw - The ultimate REST client for Mac
  • Runscope - API Performance Monitoring
  • Insomnia REST Client - The most intuitive cross-platform REST API Client ūüėī

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