Paw vs Tyk Cloud: What are the differences?
What is Paw? The ultimate REST client for Mac. Paw is a full-featured and beautifully designed Mac app that makes interaction with REST services delightful. Either you are an API maker or consumer, Paw helps you build HTTP requests, inspect the server's response and even generate client code.
What is Tyk Cloud? Open Source API Management. Tyk is a lightweight, open source API Gateway and enables you to control who accesses your API, when they access it and how they access it. Tyk will also record detailed analytics on how your users are interacting with your API and when things go wrong.
Paw and Tyk Cloud can be categorized as "API" tools.
Some of the features offered by Paw are:
- Organize your Requests, make Groups or sort by Host, Name, etc.
- Easily build your requests, enjoy Formatters and Dynamic Values.
- See Request and Response infos, headers, and body.
On the other hand, Tyk Cloud provides the following key features:
- API Management Dashboard
- API Analytics
- API Developer Portal
"Great interface" is the top reason why over 40 developers like Paw, while over 5 developers mention "Full featured" as the leading cause for choosing Tyk Cloud.
Tyk Cloud is an open source tool with 4.6K GitHub stars and 616 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Tyk Cloud's open source repository on GitHub.