Postman vs. Charles vs. API Umbrella



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Description

What is Postman?

Postman is the only complete API development environment, used by nearly five million developers and more than 100,000 companies worldwide.

What is Charles?

Charles is a web proxy (HTTP Proxy / HTTP Monitor) that runs on your own computer. Your web browser (or any other Internet application) is then configured to access the Internet through Charles, and Charles is then able to record and display for you all of the data that is sent and received.

What is API Umbrella?

API Umbrella is a proxy that sits in front of your APIs. It can seamlessly add common functionality like api keys, rate limiting, and analytics to any API.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Postman?
Why do you like Postman?

Why do developers choose Charles?
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Why do developers choose API Umbrella?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Postman?
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What are the cons of using Charles?
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What are the cons of using API Umbrella?
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Pricing

How much does Postman cost?
Postman Pricing
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How much does API Umbrella cost?

Companies

What companies use Postman?
1979 companies on StackShare use Postman
What companies use Charles?
15 companies on StackShare use Charles
What companies use API Umbrella?
1 companies on StackShare use API Umbrella

Integrations

What tools integrate with Postman?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Postman
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What are some alternatives to Postman, Charles, and API Umbrella?

  • Swagger UI - dependency-free collection of HTML, Javascript, and CSS assets that dynamically generate beautiful documentation
  • Amazon API Gateway - Create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale
  • Apiary - Integrated API documentation, prototyping and testing
  • Paw - The ultimate REST client for Mac

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