• Now Presenting Express Gateway Release 1.4.0!

    Friday November 24, 2017

    Always be shipping code! Open source projects are no exception. In the latest 1.4.0 release, we’ve got a set of brand new features and crushed some pesky bugs. In case you’ve been following along at home, you’ll notice that several of the features and bugs that have been included were direct recommendations or contributions from the community. Thank you for the ongoing support.

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  • What Is an API Gateway for IoT?

    Thursday November 16, 2017

    Learn more about how an API Gateway can help you sustainably build a backend to your IoT applications. Let’s cover the basic components of an IoT backend, API Gateways and we’ll provide new concepts, as well as helpful tips to get you off to a great start.

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  • Announcing Express Gateway v1.3.0

    Thursday October 26, 2017

    We’re pleased to announce we’ve released Express Gateway 1.3.0. This version fixes bugs and we’re excited to share brand new features for developers to test drive!

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  • Intro to the Rate Limiting Policy

    Thursday October 19, 2017

    Express Gateway has a lot of powerful features beyond just auth. Another important feature is rate limiting, which throttles requests to one or more endpoints. Express Gateway has a lot of tuneable options for configuring throttling: you can throttle requests on a per user, per endpoint, or per pipeline basis. In this article, I’ll walk you through a “Hello, World” example of using Express Gateway’s rate limiting policy, and then show a practical use case of rate limiting based on user API keys.

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  • How to Use Scopes to Secure Your API

    Wednesday October 04, 2017

    Express Gateway has built-in support for numerous authentication mechanisms, like OAuth2 and key auth. On top of these authentication mechanisms, Express Gateway supports restricting access to certain endpoints to certain users using the notion of scopes. In this article, I’ll provide a “Hello, World” example of using scopes and then dive into a more realistic example of using scopes to protect access to an external API.

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