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DuckRails vs Insomnia REST Client: What are the differences?

What is DuckRails? Open source development tool for mocking API endpoints. DuckRails is an open source development tool that helps developer mock API endpoints quickly & dynamically outside the application code.

What is Insomnia REST Client? The most intuitive cross-platform REST API Client 馃槾. Insomnia is a powerful REST API Client with cookie management, environment variables, code generation, and authentication for Mac, Window, and Linux.

DuckRails and Insomnia REST Client can be categorized as "API" tools.

Some of the features offered by DuckRails are:

  • development
  • mock
  • api

On the other hand, Insomnia REST Client provides the following key features:

  • Mac, Windows and Linux
  • Data import/export
  • SSL client certificates

"Mock external APIs" is the top reason why over 2 developers like DuckRails, while over 8 developers mention "Easy to work with" as the leading cause for choosing Insomnia REST Client.

DuckRails and Insomnia REST Client are both open source tools. Insomnia REST Client with 10.2K GitHub stars and 590 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than DuckRails with 1.59K GitHub stars and 84 GitHub forks.

What is DuckRails?

DuckRails is an open source development tool that helps developer mock API endpoints quickly & dynamically outside the application code.

What is Insomnia REST Client?

Insomnia is a powerful REST API Client with cookie management, environment variables, code generation, and authentication for Mac, Window, and Linux.
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            What are some alternatives to DuckRails and Insomnia REST Client?
            Postman
            It is the only complete API development environment, used by nearly five million developers and more than 100,000 companies worldwide.
            Amazon API Gateway
            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.
            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.
            RAML
            RESTful API Modeling Language (RAML) makes it easy to manage the whole API lifecycle from design to sharing. It's concise - you only write what you need to define - and reusable. It is machine readable API design that is actually human friendly.
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            Decisions about DuckRails and Insomnia REST Client
            Jason Barry
            Jason Barry
            Cofounder at FeaturePeek | 4 upvotes 37.7K views
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            Dropbox
            Dropbox
            Paw
            Paw
            Postman
            Postman
            Insomnia REST Client
            Insomnia REST Client

            We've tried a couple REST clients over the years, and Insomnia REST Client has won us over the most. Here's what we like about it compared to other contenders in this category:

            • Uncluttered UI. Things are only in your face when you need them, and the app is visually organized in an intuitive manner.
            • Native Mac app. We wanted the look and feel to be on par with other apps in our OS rather than a web app / Electron app (cough Postman).
            • Easy team sync. Other apps have this too, but Insomnia's model best sets the "set and forget" mentality. Syncs are near instant and I'm always assured that I'm working on the latest version of API endpoints. Apps like Paw use a git-based approach to revision history, but I think this actually over-complicates the sync feature. For ensuring I'm always working on the latest version of something, I'd rather have the sync model be closer to Dropbox's than git's, and Insomnia is closer to Dropbox in that regard.

            Some features like automatic public-facing documentation aren't supported, but we currently don't have any public APIs, so this didn't matter to us.

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