TopShell vs DAML: What are the differences?
What is TopShell? *A reactive scripting language *. It is a purely functional, reactive scripting language. It includes modules for working with SSH, files, processes, HTTP and more.
What is DAML? Open-source programming language for writing distributed applications. It is an open-source programming language for writing distributed applications quickly, concisely, and correctly. It runs on the leading blockchain platforms which means that you can build your application now and pick which platform works best for you later.
TopShell and DAML can be categorized as "Languages" tools.
Some of the features offered by TopShell are:
- Asynchronous I/O and reactive streaming with live updates
- Purely functional scripting with type inference and autocompletion
- Animated, graphical data visualization without leaving the editor
On the other hand, DAML provides the following key features:
- Supports existing platforms integration like Hyperledger Fabric, R3’s Corda and Amazon Aurora
- Scenario-based Testing
- Fine-grained Permissions
TopShell is an open source tool with 330 GitHub stars and 7 GitHub forks. Here's a link to TopShell's open source repository on GitHub.