Stoplight Alternatives

    Stoplight is described as 'API Design, Development, and Documentation platform that enables consistency, reusability, and quality, all with an easy, enjoyable developer experience'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Stoplight for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and SaaS. The best alternative is Postman, which is free. Other great apps like Stoplight are Fiddler (Freemium), Paw (Paid), soapUI (Free, Open Source) and Advanced REST Client (ARC) (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 2, 2021

    1. Postman is a tool that facilitates the development and use of APIs. Postman provides all the functionality needed to create or simulate API specifications and use the Postman Collection Runner to create tests.
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    2. Fiddler is a Web Debugging Proxy which logs all HTTP(S) traffic between your computer and the Internet. Fiddler allows you to inspect all HTTP(S) traffic, set breakpoints, and "fiddle" with incoming or outgoing data.


    3. Easily craft your HTTP requests, try them, archive them. Setup HTTP Headers, URL parameters, form-encoded POST key-values or text. Get easy-to-read responses with well formatted headers and body. Sync your projects with your team through Paw for Teams.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Eviware, the maker of soapUI, Web Service Testing Leader
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Chrome
      • Chromium
      • Chrome Web Store
      Cross platform API testing Use ARC on any major platforms including Windows, MacOS and Linux. Simplicity Easy and clean user inteface helps you make test request faster.
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    4. Thunder Client is a hand-crafted lightweight Http Client extension for Visual Studio Code. No separate download needed, Just install the extension from VS Code marketplace.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Don’t just check for 200’s, model complex customer flows and monitor their realtime performance from around the world. Get notified the instant something goes wrong.
    5. A REST client for almost any web service (Firefox and Chrome extension).
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      Runscope helps you monitor, log and measure API usage to solve API problems fast. Automatically monitor APIs without any coding. Runscope provides complete logging for all of your API traffic. Track down troublesome API calls with powerful search.
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    6. HttpRequester is a tool for Firefox for easily making HTTP requests (GET/PUT/POST/DELETE), viewing the responses, and keeping a history of transactions.

      Discontinued

      Doesn't support Firefox WebExtensions:
      https://github.com/tommut/HttpRequester/issues/43

      Also latest commit d62a6ea on Mar 12, 2017.

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