Postman vs. Kong vs. Shields.io

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Kong

Shields.io

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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 Shields.io?

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

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Companies

1296 Companies Using Postman
33 Companies Using Kong
4 Companies Using Shields.io

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

  • 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 😴

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Latest News

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Kong Presents at MesosCon 2017
Kong CE 0.11.0 released


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