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RAML vs Chakram: What are the differences?

What is RAML? RESTful API Modeling Language (RAML) makes it easy to manage the whole API lifecycle from design to sharing. RESTful API Modeling Language (RAML) makes it easy to manage the whole API lifecycle from design to sharing. It's concise - you only write what you need to define - and reusable. It is machine readable API design that is actually human friendly.

What is Chakram? A REST API testing framework. It is a REST API testing framework offering a BDD testing style and fully exploiting promises. It allows you to write clear and comprehensive tests, ensuring JSON REST endpoints work correctly as you develop and in the future.

RAML and Chakram can be primarily classified as "API" tools.

Some of the features offered by RAML are:

  • Create and pull in namespaced, reusable libraries, containing data types
  • Annotations let you add vendor specific functionality without compromising your spec
  • Traits and resource Types let you take advantage of code reuse and design patterns

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

  • Status codes
  • Cookie presence and value
  • Header presence and value
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What is Chakram?

It is a REST API testing framework offering a BDD testing style and fully exploiting promises. It allows you to write clear and comprehensive tests, ensuring JSON REST endpoints work correctly as you develop and in the future.

What is RAML?

RESTful API Modeling Language (RAML) makes it easy to manage the whole API lifecycle from design to sharing. It's concise - you only write what you need to define - and reusable. It is machine readable API design that is actually human friendly.
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