Kong Community Calls

The Kong Community Call is a place to learn about community contributions to Kong, ask Kong engineers about new features, and chat about what matters to you!

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Kong Community Programs 07/09/2019

In this call, we talk about Kong Community programs, where we’re at and where we’re headed, including an open forum for feedback and discussion from the community.

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Kong 1.2 and 1.3 Upcoming Releases 05/14/2019

Kong Principal Engineer Thibault Charbonnier presented and demo’d upcoming features to be released in Kong 1.2 and 1.3. Thibault covered performance improvements, introduced newly open sourced plugins, and announced GRCP…

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Healthcare Gateway Modernization: Optum’s Journey With Kong 04/09/2019

In this call Optum talked about their journey to overhaul their API technology using Kong. They explained their implementation challenges and priorities considered when choosing Kong. The Optum team also…

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Mocking APIs with Kong and API Fortress 02/12/2019

In this call API Fortress talked about mocking APIs with Kong and API Fortress. You might want to mock APIs to build tests against them before the services are ready,…

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Kubernetes service mesh and 1.0 settings 01/08/2019

During this call, Colin Hutchinson demonstrated the work in progress on a repo to deploy Kong on Kubernetes, as a service mesh. We heard from Aapo Talvensaari about the settings available…

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Service Mesh Demo 12/04/2018

Cooper Marcus and James Callahan gave us a great demonstration about how Kong works when deployed as a service mesh. They discussed what service mesh means in Kong parlance, and…

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Terraform, Heroku, 1.0 GA update 11/13/2018

This month we had demos from two community members. Dennis Kelly showed off the Terraform module that he built to deploy Kong. Mars Hall demonstrated how to deploy Kong on Heroku.…

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Okta Plugin & Docs Contribution 10/16/2018

This month Tom Smith of Okta showed us how to secure APIs with Kong and Okta, and Cooper Marcus gave us a great primer on how to contribute to the documentation…

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Kong Spec Expose Plugin 09/25/2018

During this call, Jeremy Justus demonstrated the Kong Spec Expose Plugin built by Optum. We talked about the announcements at Kong Summit, and Thibault discussed his take on the changes…

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