Overambitious API gateways

Best practices for deploying API gateways

In a microservices architecture, an API gateway can help address a number of challenges: providing a stable endpoint for clients to call, allowing an easy process for releasing new endpoints, or handling SSL termination on behalf of services, to name a few. So how do we decide what features of an API gateway to adopt, and which to leave behind? This article highlights the key functions that an API gateway can provide, suggests the scope of problem that API gateways are well-suited to solve, and cautions against the features that make API gateways too ambitious. [Read More]
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Configuring REST-assured for Amazon API Gateway

As part of testing our Amazon API Gateway deployment, we set up JUnit tests to run automated Swagger/OpenAPI validation using Swagger Request Validator and REST-assured. This allows us to write simple tests in a fluent style, with automatic validation that requests and responses match the Swagger API specification deployed to API Gateway. given() .log().all() .filter(validationFilter) .when() .post("/oauth2/token") .then() .assertThat() .statusCode(200); Out of the box, REST-assured does not work with Amazon’s API Gateway endpoints using Java 8. [Read More]