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What is API Blueprint?

API Blueprint is simple and accessible to everybody involved in the API lifecycle. Its syntax is concise yet expressive. With API Blueprint you can quickly design and prototype APIs to be created or document and test already deployed mission-critical APIs.
API Blueprint is a tool in the API Tools category of a tech stack.
API Blueprint is an open source tool with 7.6K GitHub stars and 2.1K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to API Blueprint's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses API Blueprint?

33 companies reportedly use API Blueprint in their tech stacks, including Karnov Group, Socrata, and SalesLoft.

24 developers on StackShare have stated that they use API Blueprint.

Why developers like API Blueprint?

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API Blueprint Reviews

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Alexandre Olival
Alexandre Olival
Software Engineer at VertaaEnsin.fi · | 1 upvotes · 840 views
API Blueprint
API Blueprint

We needed a quick and easy way to document an #api and generate a web page which a client would be able to browse, so I decided to use API Blueprint.

Then all I had to do was use a renderer and it was ready! A fully styled html documentation page.

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API Blueprint Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to API Blueprint?
RESTful API Modeling Language (RAML) makes it easy to manage the whole API lifecycle from design to sharing. It's concise - you only write what you need to define - and reusable. It is machine readable API design that is actually human friendly.
It takes more than a simple HTML page to thrill your API users. The right tools take weeks of development. Weeks that apiary.io saves.
Postman is the only complete API development environment, used by nearly five million developers and more than 100,000 companies worldwide.
Amazon API Gateway
Amazon API Gateway handles all the tasks involved in accepting and processing up to hundreds of thousands of concurrent API calls, including traffic management, authorization and access control, monitoring, and API version management.
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API Blueprint's Followers
39 developers follow API Blueprint to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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