Apigility vs API Platform: What are the differences?
Apigility: The world's easiest way to create high-quality APIs. An API-based architecture is essential to agile delivery of mobile applications. Apigility provides JSON representations that can be parsed and used in any mobile framework; write for the web or native applications simultaneously!; API Platform: REST and GraphQL framework to build modern API-first projects. It is a set of tools to build and consume web APIs. You can build a fully-featured hypermedia or GraphQL API in minutes. Leverage its awesome features to develop complex and high performance API-first projects. Extend or override everything you want.
Apigility belongs to "API Tools" category of the tech stack, while API Platform can be primarily classified under "Frameworks (Full Stack)".
Apigility is an open source tool with 476 GitHub stars and 145 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Apigility's open source repository on GitHub.
Nexway, CurrencyFair, and Cherry are some of the popular companies that use Apigility, whereas API Platform is used by Moovone, RVIP, and StadLine. Apigility has a broader approval, being mentioned in 4 company stacks & 23 developers stacks; compared to API Platform, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.
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Apigility is loyal to the standards; we do not need a framework to write custom REST APIs, anyone can do that; we need a framework that makes sticking with the standards easy.
Every PHP framework should be designed in such a way, that it forces you to think about what you are doing, the current PHP mind-set is too much crowded with lazy documentation of custom-solutions that do not work as expected (because the language gives you too much freedom).
With Apigility it is easy to build RESTful APIs in a declarative way, so that you do not need to write tests for every API Service you create, because the underlying code doesn't change or break, all functionality comes within the framework, that has already been tested.
You do not need to write any boiler plate code, which is huge plus compared to Symfony 2 and the likes.
Apigility has had some reliability problems with newest releases and as far as I know, they do not report which release is the latest stable. But of course, they reached the 1.0 in 2015.