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Apigility vs Falcor: What are the differences?

Developers describe Apigility as "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!. On the other hand, Falcor is detailed as "A JavaScript library for efficient data fetching, created by Netflix". Falcor lets you represent all your remote data sources as a single domain model via a virtual JSON graph. You code the same way no matter where the data is, whether in memory on the client or over the network on the server.

Apigility and Falcor belong to "API Tools" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Apigility are:

  • RESTful or RPC services
  • JSON (specifically, HAL)
  • Problem Details for HTTP APIs

On the other hand, Falcor provides the following key features:

  • One Model Everywhere
  • The Data is the API
  • Bind to the Cloud

Apigility and Falcor are both open source tools. Falcor with 9.36K GitHub stars and 449 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Apigility with 477 GitHub stars and 144 GitHub forks.

What is Apigility?

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!

What is Falcor?

Falcor lets you represent all your remote data sources as a single domain model via a virtual JSON graph. You code the same way no matter where the data is, whether in memory on the client or over the network on the server.
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      Review ofApigilityApigility

      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.

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