Web Based Kong API Gateway Manager

Kong Admin ManagerWe are excited to announce a web based manager for Kong API Gateway from Mashape. We started using Kong couple of months back in our Sandbox API hosting feature.  We mainly used key-authentication, rate limiting and ACL plugins.

Along the way we realized Kong needed a UI for convenience. Sometimes you can for get which plugins are active or which consumer needs a bigger limit. That’s why we coded ourselves a web based UI. After seeing strong demand on Kong github repo, we decided to share it with you. Enjoy!

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How to consume a REST-API in Android with Retrofit

android_rest_client_apiplugIn this tutorial we are going to explain building an Android application using Retrofit 2.0 REST Client to consume a REST-API generated by API Plug. You could download full source code of this Android application project at the end of the post.

To start this tutorial first you need a RESTful API. If you don’t have yet, you could automatically generate from APIPlug.

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How to Create REST API with PHP in 5 Minutes

apiplug_php_laravelIn this tutorial we are going to explain how to create a RESTful API with PHP Laravel framework which is connected to a MySQL or MongoDB in 5 minutes. After this tutorial you will be able to generate and download full source code of your own API also if you like you could deploy to your cloud server with a few clicks too.

You don’t have to write single line of code for this tutorial, you will be auto-generating and downloading all necessary backend source code with API Plug‘s web interface.

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