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Charles: HTTP proxy / HTTP monitor / Reverse Proxy. 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; JSON Server: Get a full fake REST API with zero coding in less than 30 seconds. For front-end developers who need a quick back-end for prototyping and mocking. Created with <3 for front-end developers who need a quick back-end for prototyping and mocking.

Charles and JSON Server belong to "API Tools" category of the tech stack.

JSON Server is an open source tool with 40.8K GitHub stars and 3.64K GitHub forks. Here's a link to JSON Server's open source repository on GitHub.

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    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.

    What is JSON Server?

    Created with <3 for front-end developers who need a quick back-end for prototyping and mocking.

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