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axios vs redux-saga: What are the differences?

axios: Promise based HTTP client for the browser and node.js. It is a Javascript library used to make http requests from node.js or XMLHttpRequests from the browser and it supports the Promise API that is native to JS ES6; redux-saga: An alternative side effect model for Redux apps. An alternative side effect model for Redux apps.

axios can be classified as a tool in the "Javascript Utilities & Libraries" category, while redux-saga is grouped under "State Management Library".

axios and redux-saga are both open source tools. It seems that axios with 61.8K GitHub stars and 5.03K forks on GitHub has more adoption than redux-saga with 18.3K GitHub stars and 1.58K GitHub forks.

AppsFlyer, Kapten, and Volta Industries are some of the popular companies that use redux-saga, whereas axios is used by AgFlow, Jobsrepublic, and B2Beer. redux-saga has a broader approval, being mentioned in 43 company stacks & 21 developers stacks; compared to axios, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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