As mentioned on the Byzantine blog, the Keyhole Labs team announced that Byzantine API Gateway has been renamed the Keyhole Fabric API Gateway. With this release, new features have been added to include performance improvements with connection pooling and the addition of a usage instruction directory. Learn more about Keyhole Fabric API Gateway by visiting its product site here or visiting its code on Github here.
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About Keyhole Fabric API Gateway
The Keyhole Fabric API Gateway is an open-source tool used to provide access to Hyperledger Fabric (HLF) blockchain networks and its data via an API gateway implementation. The gateway provides RESTful HTTP-based endpoints that access HLF network peers using the FABRIC-NODE-SDK. It is implemented with Node.js and uses the Express framework.Two types of API authentication validation schemes that can be applied, token-based or a session-based validation scheme. Example implementations are provided for both.
Learn more about Keyhole Fabric API Gateway by visiting its product site here.
Why Use Keyhole Fabric API Gateway?
- Useful for executing Chaincode and Smart Contracts.
- Useful for querying the blockchain by client applications.
- Authentication logic and validation can be performed here.
- Implements a web socket to listen for new blocks being added to the blockchain.