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Falcor vs Runscope: 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 Runscope? API Performance Monitoring. Keep tabs on all aspects of your API's performance with uptime monitoring, integration testing, logging and real-time monitoring.

Falcor and Runscope can be primarily classified as "API" tools.

Some of the features offered by Falcor are:

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

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.

Falcor is an open source tool with 9.36K GitHub stars and 449 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Falcor's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Runscope has a broader approval, being mentioned in 38 company stacks & 7 developers stacks; compared to Falcor, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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Pros of Runscope
  • 2
    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
  • 1
    Simple
  • 1
    Backed by Netflix
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    JSON Graph
  • 16
    Great features
  • 15
    Easy to use
  • 4
    Nicely priced
  • 4
    Free plan
  • 2
    No install needed - runs on cloud
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    Decent
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    Collections
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    Dead simple and useful. Excellent
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    Awesome customer support
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    Import scripts from sources including Postman
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    Shareable Collections
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    Global & Collection level variables
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    Graphical view of response times historically
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    Integrations - StatusPage, PagerDuty, HipChat, Victorop
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    Run tests from multiple locations across globe
  • 1
    Schedule test collections to auto-run at intervals
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    Auto Re-run failed scheduled tests before notifying
  • 1
    Makes developing REST APIs easy
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    History feature - call history and response history
  • 1
    Restrict access by teams
  • 1
    Fully featured without looking cluttered
  • 1
    Can save and share scripts

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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 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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