RAML vs Greenboard: What are the differences?
RAML: RESTful API Modeling Language (RAML) makes it easy to manage the whole API lifecycle from design to sharing. 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; Greenboard: Generate beautiful static api documentation. It is a gatsby theme written in React and sass which generates API documentation from a markdown file. It is similar to slate docs but comes with additional customization, dark mode, efficient search, responsive etc.
RAML and Greenboard can be categorized as "API" tools.
Some of the features offered by RAML are:
- Create and pull in namespaced, reusable libraries, containing data types
- Annotations let you add vendor specific functionality without compromising your spec
- Traits and resource Types let you take advantage of code reuse and design patterns
On the other hand, Greenboard provides the following key features:
- Generate static site from markdown
- Get all features of gatsby and react
- Fully customizable
Greenboard is an open source tool with 153 GitHub stars and 4 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Greenboard's open source repository on GitHub.