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Dash vs Runscope: What are the differences?

Developers describe Dash as "Gives your Mac instant offline access to 150+ API documentation sets". 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. On the other hand, Runscope is detailed as "API Performance Monitoring". Keep tabs on all aspects of your API's performance with uptime monitoring, integration testing, logging and real-time monitoring.

Dash and Runscope are primarily classified as "API Documentation Browser" and "API" tools respectively.

Some of the features offered by Dash are:

  • 150+ offline docsets
  • Instant, fuzzy search
  • Great integration with other apps

On the other hand, Runscope provides the following key features:

  • Runscope Radar: Automatically monitor your APIs from around the globe. Integrates with PagerDuty, New Relic Insights, Keen IO, HipChat, Slack and more. Test complete API workflows with powerful assertions and notifications.
  • Runscope Metrics: API performance and usage reports.
  • Runscope API Traffic Inspector: Log and view API calls from any language or framework to any API to solve integration problems.

"Dozens of API docs and Cheat-Sheets" is the top reason why over 12 developers like Dash, while over 15 developers mention "Great features" as the leading cause for choosing Runscope.

Tailor Brands, Netsells, and AgFlow are some of the popular companies that use Dash, whereas Runscope is used by Fitbit, Twilio, and Olo. Dash has a broader approval, being mentioned in 24 company stacks & 32 developers stacks; compared to Runscope, which is listed in 38 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.

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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 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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        Nick De Cooman uses RunscopeRunscope

        Used Runscope for monitoring API uptime and data validation in context of the Harald beacon platform.

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        AmericanBibleSociety uses DashDash

        [$$$ One time purchase] Cool little tool to install on the Mac for docs of many libraries, frameworks, and coding languages.

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        PSESD uses RunscopeRunscope

        Automated API tests for the backend and Ghost Inspector tests for the frontend

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