MOCKtastic vs RAML: What are the differences?
What is MOCKtastic? Easy, offline, mock API servers. Decouple your client side dev from your API dev Just create a mock API, publish it to your team, and get started on the actual work..
What is 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.
MOCKtastic and RAML can be categorized as "API" tools.
Some of the features offered by MOCKtastic are:
- Multiple Responses per Route
- Express Style Routing
- Rich Code Editor
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