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Backstage

Published: Oct 28, 2020
Last Updated: Apr 13, 2021
Apr 2021
Trial?

We continue to see interest in and use of Backstage grow, alongside the adoption of developer portals, as organizations look to support and streamline their development environments. As the number of tools and technologies increases, some form of standardization is becoming increasingly important for consistency so that developers are able to focus on innovation and product development instead of getting bogged down with reinventing the wheel. Backstage is an open-source developer portal platform created by Spotify, it's based upon software templates, unifying infrastructure tooling and consistent and centralized technical documentation. The plugin architecture allows for extensibility and adaptability into an organization’s infrastructure ecosystem.

Oct 2020
Assess?

Organizations are looking to support and streamline development environments through developer portals or platforms. As the number of tools and technologies increases, some form of standardization is becoming increasingly important for consistency so that developers are able to focus on innovation and product development instead of getting bogged down with reinventing the wheel. A centralized developer portal can offer easy discoverability of services and best practices. Backstage is an open-source platform for creating developer portals by Spotify. It is based upon software templates, unifying infrastructure tooling and consistent and centralized technical documentation. Its plugin architecture allows for extensibility and adaptability into an organization’s infrastructure ecosystem.