Dash vs. Charles

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Dash

Charles

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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.

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20 Companies Using Dash
13 Companies Using Charles

What are some alternatives to Dash and Charles?

  • 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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