What is RAML?
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.
RAML is a tool in the API Tools category of a tech stack.
Who uses RAML?
25 companies reportedly use RAML in their tech stacks, including doubleSlash, Taboola, and Quicken Loans.
60 developers on StackShare have stated that they use RAML.
- Create and pull in namespaced, reusable libraries, containing data types
- Annotations let you add vendor specific functionality without compromising your spec
- Traits and resource Types let you take advantage of code reuse and design patterns
- Easily define resources and methods then add as much detail as you want
RAML Alternatives & Comparisons
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