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  • Dev Round-up: JWT, Env Var and a little Express.js

    Tuesday March 20, 2018

    Thanks to the hard work and dedicated developer community we have experienced some of the biggest milestones to date. Now it’s time to share a quick round up of the most popular posts, How-Tos and videos in case you may have missed all of the action. Also, get a sneak peek at what’s in store for the next release!

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  • Application Specific Metrics Using Express Gateway in Production

    Thursday March 15, 2018

    As a follow up to our last post on how you can get started with application specific metrics using Express Gateway, we’d love to show you a real time example that you can use. By the end of this post, you’ll have everything you need to start building your own plugins and getting metrics on information you care about.

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  • How To Get Application Specific Metrics Using Express Gateway

    Tuesday March 13, 2018

    Unless you’re building a proof of concept or an application that’s not aiming to reach the production, you definitely want to add monitoring and metrics to your system. In this installment we’re going to look how Express-Gateway can help you to add application specific metrics and expose them through an HTTP endpoint that can be queried by an external service, such as Prometheus.

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  • Ship, Ship - Hooray! 1.7.3 is here.

    Monday March 12, 2018

    It’s true, we’ve slowed down on Express Gateway. Why? We’ve been pretty busy supporting developers deploying instances of Express Gateway on production environments. We are thrilled at this opportunity, but like any other open source project we’ve found a few edge cases. So, where to go from here?

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  • Getting Started with JSON Web Tokens and Express Gateway

    Thursday March 08, 2018

    In case you missed the important news - we released an update to Express Gateway with support for JSON Web Tokens (JWT). Now, we’d like to take a moment and go into more depth on how you can get started with JWT and Express Gateway.

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  • Getting Started with Environment Variables and Express Gateway

    Wednesday February 21, 2018

    There are a lot of resources out there when it comes to exploring the ins-n-outs of environment variables. Recently, we added support for environment variables in Express Gateway as a response to request we received from developers who are using Express Gateway in production right now. So, we’d like to take a moment and go into more depth on how you can get started with Environment Variables and Express Gateway.

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  • Developer Spotlight: Compare Amazon API Gateway vs Express Gateway

    Friday February 02, 2018

    Express Gateway and Amazon API Gateway are two different products for configuring middleware servers that provide services like rate limiting, authentication, and proxying. As a developer, I want to share the major trade-offs between using Amazon API Gateway and Express Gateway across several important dimensions.

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  • Express Gateway 1.7.0 - Lucky 7

    Monday January 29, 2018

    We love open source and we especially love feedback from our community. It’s not even February yet, and we’ve been busy jamming out the features developers, like you, have been requesting including Node.js 9, JSON Schemas and more. If you’ve tried out Express Gateway, you’re in the right place because this next feature in Express Gateway 1.7.0 is small, but mighty. Join us in exploring environment variables in both configuration stacks.

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  • Express Gateway 1.6.0 - It’s Payback Time!

    Wednesday January 17, 2018

    After all the holidays, it’s all about that New Year’s resolution, hitting the gym for the brief 2 weeks before you rediscover fast food and, if you’re like us, breaking open the laptop and committing that open source code.

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