Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Apiary

210
244
+ 1
108
Swagger UI

1.4K
1.2K
+ 1
198
Add tool

Apiary vs Swagger UI: What are the differences?

Apiary: Integrated API documentation, prototyping and testing. It takes more than a simple HTML page to thrill your API users. The right tools take weeks of development. Weeks that apiary.io saves; Swagger UI: 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.

Apiary and Swagger UI belong to "Documentation as a Service & Tools" category of the tech stack.

"Easy to use" is the primary reason why developers consider Apiary over the competitors, whereas "Open Source" was stated as the key factor in picking Swagger UI.

According to the StackShare community, Swagger UI has a broader approval, being mentioned in 203 company stacks & 101 developers stacks; compared to Apiary, which is listed in 44 company stacks and 18 developer stacks.

Pros of Apiary
Pros of Swagger UI
  • 28
    Easy to use
  • 19
    Free to use
  • 12
    Traffic inspector
  • 11
    Free
  • 10
    Collaboration
  • 7
    Mock API
  • 4
    Dashboard
  • 3
    Customization
  • 2
    30 Days Trial
  • 2
    Access Control
  • 2
    Validate API Documentation
  • 2
    Documentation
  • 1
    API explorer
  • 1
    Clean syntax
  • 1
    Github integration helps with collaboration
  • 1
    Code auto-generation
  • 1
    Shared API blueprint templates
  • 1
    Provisioning
  • 45
    Open Source
  • 32
    Can execute api calls from the documentation
  • 28
    Free to use
  • 19
    Customizable
  • 14
    Easy to implement in .Net
  • 13
    Mature, clean spec
  • 11
    API Visualization
  • 9
    Coverage
  • 6
    Easy to use
  • 6
    Scaffolding
  • 5
    Vibrant and active community
  • 4
    Elegant
  • 3
    Adopted by tm forum api
  • 2
    Clear for React
  • 1
    Can deploy API to AWS API Gateway and AWS Lambda

Sign up to add or upvote prosMake informed product decisions

Cons of Apiary
Cons of Swagger UI
    Be the first to leave a con
    • 2
      Need to learn YAML and RAML
    • 1
      You don’t actually get in-line error highlighting
    • 1
      Does not support hypermedia

    Sign up to add or upvote consMake informed product decisions