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Hoppscotch vs Postman: What are the differences?

Hoppscotch: A free, fast and beautiful API request builder. It is a free, fast and beautiful API request builder. It helps you create requests faster, saving precious time on development; Postman: Only complete API development environment. It is the only complete API development environment, used by nearly five million developers and more than 100,000 companies worldwide.

Hoppscotch and Postman belong to "API Tools" category of the tech stack.

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Pros of Hoppscotch
Pros of Postman
  • 2
    Open Source
  • 2
    Improving Quickly
  • 2
    Can be self hosted
  • 1
    Good community
  • 1
    Great UI
  • 486
    Easy to use
  • 369
    Great tool
  • 274
    Makes developing rest api's easy peasy
  • 155
    Easy setup, looks good
  • 143
    The best api workflow out there
  • 53
    History feature
  • 53
    It's the best
  • 44
    Adds real value to my workflow
  • 42
    Great interface that magically predicts your needs
  • 34
    The best in class app
  • 11
    Can save and share script
  • 9
    Fully featured without looking cluttered
  • 7
    Collections
  • 7
    Option to run scrips
  • 7
    Global/Environment Variables
  • 6
    Dead simple and useful. Excellent
  • 6
    Shareable Collections
  • 6
    Dark theme easy on the eyes
  • 5
    Awesome customer support
  • 5
    Great integration with newman
  • 4
    Simple
  • 4
    The test script is useful
  • 4
    Documentation
  • 3
    Easy as pie
  • 3
    Saves responses
  • 3
    Makes testing API's as easy as 1,2,3
  • 3
    This has simplified my testing significantly
  • 2
    API-network
  • 2
    I'd recommend it to everyone who works with apis
  • 2
    Mocking API calls with predefined response
  • 1
    Easy to setup, test and provides test storage
  • 1
    Graph
  • 1
    Postman Runner CI Integration
  • 1
    Now supports GraphQL
  • 1
    Continuous integration using newman
  • 1
    Pre-request Script and Test attributes are invaluable
  • 0
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  • 0
    Runner

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Cons of Hoppscotch
Cons of Postman
  • 1
    Can't set environment vars form post request script
  • 9
    Stores credentials in HTTP
  • 7
    Poor GraphQL support
  • 7
    Bloated features and UI
  • 7
    Cumbersome to switch authentication tokens
  • 3
    Expensive
  • 2
    Not free after 5 users
  • 2
    Can't prompt for per-request variables
  • 1
    Support websocket
  • 1
    Import curl
  • 1
    Import swagger

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What is Hoppscotch?

It is a free, fast and beautiful API request builder. It helps you create requests faster, saving precious time on development

What is Postman?

It is the only complete API development environment, used by nearly five million developers and more than 100,000 companies worldwide.

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