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DreamFactory 2.0 Now Available

The second generation of the DreamFactory open source REST API backend provides major enhancements to API security, customizability, modularity, and performance. The product has been re-architected from the ground up using the latest PHP frameworks and web standards. The results are spectacular.


The API is simple and flexible, allowing you to focus on building awesome applications instead of writing one-off APIs by hand for every new application project.
Re-usable REST APIs instantly
Live API docs make it easy for developers to learn and interact with API endpoints and API parameters before starting on development.
Live API docs
Developers can easily attach scripts to any API endpoint, for both request and response.
Flexible API customization
Core security features include user management, single-sign on auth, role-based API access control, record-level permissions, OAuth, Active Directory integration and more.
Rock solid API Security
DreamFactory's administration console makes it easy to manage REST API services, API access control, applications, administrators, end users, roles, server-side scripts and more - all in one place.
Administration web console
DreamFactory provides sample apps for iOS, Android, Javascript, AngularJS, .NET, Titanium and more.
Sample apps
Key Enhancements in DreamFactory 2.0
  • Engine rewrite for maximum performance at high transaction volumes
  • Adopted JSON Web Token (JWT) for completely stateless operation at scale
  • Architectural improvements for "Platform as a Service" and Docker Containers
  • Comprehensive integration with Active Directory, LDAP, and OAuth
  • Highly-flexible role-based security at the user-app level
  • Custom API creation capabilities with support for API interface editing using multiple server-side scripting languages, including V8 JavaScript, Node.js, and PHP
  • Includes MongoDB for instant integration with the leading NoSQL database
  • Modular, lightweight installation so you can deploy only the packages you need
  • All-new example apps for AngularJS, JavaScript, Titanium, iOS, and Android

"DreamFactory is going to be the backbone of all of our external API data exchanges, and 2.0 has made a good thing even better."

Daniel Levine Vice President of Operations Top Dog Solutions, Inc.

"The new version of DreamFactory comes with many enhanced features and configurations. Less hassle for front end developers who don't want to write a whole backend service or APIs."

Andy Rai IT infrastructure manager Woodward

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