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API Umbrella vs Swagger UI: What are the differences?

Developers describe API Umbrella as "Open source API management platform used by api.data.gov". 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.. On the other hand, Swagger UI is detailed as "dependency-free collection of HTML, Javascript, and CSS assets that dynamically generate beautiful documentation". Swagger UI is a dependency-free collection of HTML, Javascript, and CSS assets that dynamically generate beautiful documentation and sandbox from a Swagger-compliant API.

API Umbrella and Swagger UI are primarily classified as "API" and "Documentation as a Service &" tools respectively.

API Umbrella is an open source tool with 1.31K GitHub stars and 243 GitHub forks. Here's a link to API Umbrella's open source repository on GitHub.

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.

What is Swagger UI?

Swagger UI is a dependency-free collection of HTML, Javascript, and CSS assets that dynamically generate beautiful documentation and sandbox from a Swagger-compliant API
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        What are some alternatives to API Umbrella and Swagger UI?
        Kong
        Kong is a scalable, open source API Layer (also known as an API Gateway, or API Middleware). Kong controls layer 4 and 7 traffic and is extended through Plugins, which provide extra functionality and services beyond the core platform.
        Gravitee.io
        It is a flexible, lightweight and blazing-fast open source API Platform that helps your organization control finely who, when and how users access your APIs.
        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.
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        Noah Zoschke
        Noah Zoschke
        Engineering Manager at Segment · | 29 upvotes · 215.6K views
        atSegmentSegment
        Postman
        Postman
        Markdown
        Markdown
        ReadMe.io
        ReadMe.io
        Swagger UI
        Swagger UI
        #Documentation
        #Api
        #QA

        We just launched the Segment Config API (try it out for yourself here) — a set of public REST APIs that enable you to manage your Segment configuration. A public API is only as good as its #documentation. For the API reference doc we are using Postman.

        Postman is an “API development environment”. You download the desktop app, and build API requests by URL and payload. Over time you can build up a set of requests and organize them into a “Postman Collection”. You can generalize a collection with “collection variables”. This allows you to parameterize things like username, password and workspace_name so a user can fill their own values in before making an API call. This makes it possible to use Postman for one-off API tasks instead of writing code.

        Then you can add Markdown content to the entire collection, a folder of related methods, and/or every API method to explain how the APIs work. You can publish a collection and easily share it with a URL.

        This turns Postman from a personal #API utility to full-blown public interactive API documentation. The result is a great looking web page with all the API calls, docs and sample requests and responses in one place. Check out the results here.

        Postman’s powers don’t end here. You can automate Postman with “test scripts” and have it periodically run a collection scripts as “monitors”. We now have #QA around all the APIs in public docs to make sure they are always correct

        Along the way we tried other techniques for documenting APIs like ReadMe.io or Swagger UI. These required a lot of effort to customize.

        Writing and maintaining a Postman collection takes some work, but the resulting documentation site, interactivity and API testing tools are well worth it.

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        Tim Nolet
        Tim Nolet
        Founder, Engineer & Dishwasher at Checkly · | 7 upvotes · 65.2K views
        atChecklyHQChecklyHQ
        JavaScript
        JavaScript
        Node.js
        Node.js
        hapi
        hapi
        Vue.js
        Vue.js
        Swagger UI
        Swagger UI
        Slate
        Slate

        JavaScript Node.js hapi Vue.js Swagger UI Slate

        Two weeks ago we released the public API for Checkly. We already had an API that was serving our frontend Vue.js app. We decided to create an new set of API endpoints and not reuse the already existing one. The blog post linked below details what parts we needed to refactor, what parts we added and how we handled generating API documentation. More specifically, the post dives into:

        • Refactoring the existing Hapi.js based API
        • API key based authentication
        • Refactoring models with Objection.js
        • Validating plan limits
        • Generating Swagger & Slate based documentation
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        documentation tool for online docu on the REST-Services

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        dotmos uses Swagger UISwagger UI

        Document our REST API.

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        Minyoung Kim uses Swagger UISwagger UI

        REST API 도큐먼트 관리

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