Postman vs. Kong vs. Tyk Cloud

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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 Tyk Cloud?

Tyk is a lightweight, open source API Gateway and enables you to control who accesses your API, when they access it and how they access it. Tyk will also record detailed analytics on how your users are interacting with your API and when things go wrong.

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    Why do developers choose Kong?
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    Why do developers choose Tyk Cloud?
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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 Tyk Cloud?
    No Cons submitted yet for Tyk Cloud
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    Pricing

    How much does Postman cost?
    Postman Pricing
    How much does Kong cost?
    How much does Tyk Cloud cost?
    Tyk Cloud Pricing

    Companies

    What companies use Postman?
    1436 companies on StackShare use Postman
    What companies use Kong?
    37 companies on StackShare use Kong
    What companies use Tyk Cloud?
    4 companies on StackShare use Tyk Cloud

    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
    What tools integrate with Tyk Cloud?
    7 tools on StackShare integrate with Tyk Cloud

    What are some alternatives to Postman, Kong, and Tyk Cloud?

    • 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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