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Upcoming Events

There are Kong meetup groups all over the world, and we’d love to meet you in person! Find your local Meetup group, or check here for upcoming events and talks.

24 Nov
Nov 24, 2020 • 9:00 am

LAByrinth: Navigating the Path to Microservices & Mesh – ANZ

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24 Nov
Nov 24, 2020 • 2:00 pm

LAByrinth: Navigating the Path to Microservices & Mesh – EMEA

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03 Dec
Dec 03, 2020 • 11:00 am

APIs meets Analytics – Wertschöpfung durch offene Service- und Datenarchitektur

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15 Dec
Dec 15, 2020 • 1:00 pm

LAByrinth: Getting Started with Mesh – West Coast

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Explore the Ecosystem

Kong is easily extensible using plugins and other integrations. Find the functionality you need or build your own integration and share it with the world.


The Kong Hub is the official home for plugins and integrations. Find partner, community and Kong supported integrations.

Explore the Hub


Use the Plugin Development Kit’s (PDK) collection of Lua models to build any functionality you need. The sky’s the limit.

Check out the PDK

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Be a Champion

Do you use Kong in production? Help us spread the word by sharing your experience, in a blog, in a talk or on the community call! Add your email here to learn more about the Champions program.

Become a Kong Champion

Contribute to Kong

Kong is 100% open source, and we appreciate contributions to our code and documentation! Significant contributions will earn you a contributor t-shirt.

Learn how to contribute to Kong on GitHub

The Shoulders of Giants

Kong is built on proven open source technologies. We're proud to use or employ contributors to the following projects: