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n:point vs Shields.io: What are the differences?

Developers describe n:point as "JSON storage bins with schema validation". JSON storage bins that won't break your app Set up a lightweight JSON endpoint in seconds, then add a schema to edit your data safely at any time.. On the other hand, Shields.io is detailed as "GitHub badges as a service". Legible & concise status badges for third-party codebase services.

n:point and Shields.io belong to "API Tools" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by n:point are:

  • Schema validation - Add JSON Schema to enforce the structure of your data
  • Schema and data locking - Once you're confident that your schema or data won't change, lock them down so your app will never break
  • Flexible syntax - Forget the quotes! You can use javascript object syntax ({ a: 1 } instead of { "a": 1 })

On the other hand, Shields.io provides the following key features:

  • Have your own GitHub badges
  • Visual consistency
  • Look good on high-res displays

n:point and Shields.io are both open source tools. Shields.io with 8.53K GitHub stars and 2.01K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than n:point with 55 GitHub stars and 3 GitHub forks.

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    What is n:point?

    JSON storage bins that won't break your app. Set up a lightweight JSON endpoint in seconds, then add a schema to edit your data safely at any time.

    What is Shields.io?

    Legible & concise status badges for third-party codebase services.

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