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OpenAPI Specification

An API description format for REST APIs

What is OpenAPI Specification?

It defines a standard, language-agnostic interface to RESTful APIs which allows both humans and computers to discover and understand the capabilities of the service without access to source code, documentation, or through network traffic inspection.
OpenAPI Specification is a tool in the API Tools category of a tech stack.

Who uses OpenAPI Specification?

Companies
49 companies reportedly use OpenAPI Specification in their tech stacks, including Shelf, IBM API Connect, and Image-Charts.

Developers
47 developers on StackShare have stated that they use OpenAPI Specification.

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Why developers like OpenAPI Specification?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use OpenAPI Specification

OpenAPI Specification Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to OpenAPI Specification?
Postman
It 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.
Insomnia REST Client
Insomnia is a powerful REST API Client with cookie management, environment variables, code generation, and authentication for Mac, Window, and Linux.
Paw
Paw is a full-featured and beautifully designed Mac app that makes interaction with REST services delightful. Either you are an API maker or consumer, Paw helps you build HTTP requests, inspect the server's response and even generate client code.
Runscope
Keep tabs on all aspects of your API's performance with uptime monitoring, integration testing, logging and real-time monitoring.
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OpenAPI Specification's Followers
46 developers follow OpenAPI Specification to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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Steven Dearborn
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Matt Birdsall
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