Dash vs. Charles vs. APItools

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Description

What is Dash?

Dash is an API Documentation Browser and Code Snippet Manager. Dash stores snippets of code and instantly searches offline documentation sets for 150+ APIs. You can even generate your own docsets or request docsets to be included.

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 APItools?

APItools is a service for developers to test and debug API traffic, troubleshoot, etc. and for devops to monitor API traffic. Available in the cloud and on-premise. Open source. In private beta.

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What companies use Dash?
21 companies on StackShare use Dash
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13 companies on StackShare use Charles
What companies use APItools?
1 companies on StackShare use APItools

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What tools integrate with APItools?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with APItools

What are some alternatives to Dash, Charles, and APItools?

  • DevDocs - Open source API documentation browser with instant fuzzy search, offline mode, keyboard shortcuts, and more
  • Zest -  FOSS Docs Browser with DevDocs and Stack Overflow. Find what you need without Internet access.
  • Devhints - TL;DR for developer documentation
  • AnyAPI - Documentation and Test Consoles for Over 150 Public APIs

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