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Charles vs Surge: What are the differences?

Developers describe Charles as "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. On the other hand, Surge is detailed as "Static web publishing for Front-End Developers". Surge makes it easy for developers to deploy projects to a production-quality CDN through Grunt, Gulp, npm.

Charles belongs to "API Tools" category of the tech stack, while Surge can be primarily classified under "Static Web Hosting".

According to the StackShare community, Charles has a broader approval, being mentioned in 16 company stacks & 13 developers stacks; compared to Surge, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 13 developer stacks.

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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 Surge?

Surge makes it easy for developers to deploy projects to a production-quality CDN through Grunt, Gulp, npm.
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          What are some alternatives to Charles and Surge?
          Postman
          It is the only complete API development environment, used by nearly five million developers and more than 100,000 companies worldwide.
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          Amazon API Gateway handles all the tasks involved in accepting and processing up to hundreds of thousands of concurrent API calls, including traffic management, authorization and access control, monitoring, and API version management.
          Insomnia REST Client
          Insomnia is a powerful REST API Client with cookie management, environment variables, code generation, and authentication for Mac, Window, and Linux.
          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.
          Runscope
          Keep tabs on all aspects of your API's performance with uptime monitoring, integration testing, logging and real-time monitoring.
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          Justin Seiter uses SurgeSurge

          Deployment using custom domain.

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          Jordan Cauley uses SurgeSurge

          CSS/JS service and microsites

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          Sunny Singh uses SurgeSurge

          Hosts static site.

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