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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 Paw?

Paw is a full-featured and beautifully designed Mac app that makes interaction with REST services delightful. Either you are an API maker or consumer, Paw helps you build HTTP requests, inspect the server's response and even generate client code.

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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Cons

What are the cons of using Dash?
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What are the cons of using Paw?
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Companies

What companies use Dash?
20 companies on StackShare use Dash
What companies use Paw?
13 companies on StackShare use Paw
What companies use Charles?
13 companies on StackShare use Charles

What are some alternatives to Dash, Paw, 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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