DreamFactory is a free, open source software package that provides a complete REST API for mobile, web, and IoT applications.
#What is DreamFactory?
DreamFactory is a Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform that allows developers to create custom APIs and generate secure, reusable server-side code for web and mobile applications. It is an open-source platform that helps developers to build, deploy, and manage APIs and microservices from a single platform. DreamFactory makes it easier for developers to create, document, and manage RESTful APIs, reducing the amount of time it takes to develop server-side code.
#DreamFactory Key Features
Most recognizable DreamFactory features include:
- Generates RESTful APIs automatically from database schema or from scratch using its API creation wizard
- Provides an API dashboard for API management, documentation, testing, and versioning
- Supports over 30 different databases and data sources for API creation
- Offers data modeling and relationship mapping to ensure data consistency across APIs
- Implements granular access controls, role-based permissions, and SSO for secure APIs
- Offers integration with third-party tools and services through webhooks, scripts, and serverless functions
Some of the DreamFactory use-cases are:
- Building custom APIs for web and mobile applications
- Managing data across multiple databases and data sources
- Creating secure and scalable RESTful APIs for enterprise applications
- Implementing API management and governance for microservices architecture
- Integrating with third-party services and tools to extend API functionality
- Deploying and managing APIs on-premises or in the cloud
DreamFactory is an open-source Backend-as-a-Service platform that allows developers to create, manage, and deploy APIs and microservices quickly and easily. With its API creation wizard, data modeling, and access control features, developers can focus on building their applications rather than managing complex backend infrastructure.