Intercept.rest vs RAML: What are the differences?
Intercept.rest: Faster API debugging. Similar to the Network tab in Chrome Dev Tools but works for any API, Mobile apps, web hooks, frontend etc.; 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.
Intercept.rest and RAML can be categorized as "API" tools.
Some of the features offered by Intercept.rest are:
- Realtime logs
- Offline support
- Collaborate better
On the other hand, RAML provides the following key features:
- 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
"Super easy to get started, https works out of the box" is the primary reason why developers consider Intercept.rest over the competitors, whereas "API Specification" was stated as the key factor in picking RAML.