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Falcor vs Reqres: What are the differences?

What is Falcor? A JavaScript library for efficient data fetching, created by Netflix. Falcor lets you represent all your remote data sources as a single domain model via a virtual JSON graph. You code the same way no matter where the data is, whether in memory on the client or over the network on the server.

What is Reqres? Test your front-end against a real API. A hosted REST-API ready to respond to your AJAX requests.

Falcor and Reqres belong to "API Tools" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Falcor are:

  • One Model Everywhere
  • The Data is the API
  • Bind to the Cloud

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

  • Reqres does not store any of your data at all
  • Fake data
  • Real responses

Falcor and Reqres are both open source tools. It seems that Falcor with 9.36K GitHub stars and 449 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Reqres with 944 GitHub stars and 117 GitHub forks.

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Pros of Falcor
Pros of Reqres
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    Promotes microservices
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    Small API
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    Data is the API
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    One Model Everywhere
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    efficient data fetching
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    Bind to the Cloud
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    Virtual JSON Resource
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    Simple
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    Backed by Netflix
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    JSON Graph
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    Fake data
  • 2
    RESTful API
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    Open source
  • 1
    Always-on
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    Rapid prototyping of interfaces
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    Language agnostic
  • 1
    Hosted on Digital Ocean

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What is Falcor?

Falcor lets you represent all your remote data sources as a single domain model via a virtual JSON graph. You code the same way no matter where the data is, whether in memory on the client or over the network on the server.

What is Reqres?

A hosted REST-API ready to respond to your AJAX requests.

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