Postman vs. Dash vs. Charles

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Charles

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Description

What is Postman?

Postman lets you create complex requests, go back in time and view results in a beautiful way.

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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Companies

1297 Companies Using Postman
20 Companies Using Dash
13 Companies Using Charles

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

  • Amazon API Gateway - Create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale
  • Runscope - API Performance Monitoring
  • Paw - The ultimate REST client for Mac
  • Insomnia REST Client - The most intuitive cross-platform REST API Client 😴

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