Postman vs. RAML vs. Shields.io

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What is Postman?

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

What is RAML?

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.

What is Shields.io?

Legible & concise status badges for third-party codebase services.
Why do developers choose Postman?
Why do you like Postman?

Why do developers choose RAML?
Why do you like RAML?

Why do developers choose Shields.io?
Why do you like Shields.io?

What are the cons of using Postman?
Downsides of Postman?

What are the cons of using RAML?
No Cons submitted yet for RAML
Downsides of RAML?

What are the cons of using Shields.io?
No Cons submitted yet for Shields.io
Downsides of Shields.io?

Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

How much does Postman cost?
Postman Pricing
How much does RAML cost?
How much does Shields.io cost?
What companies use Postman?
2189 companies on StackShare use Postman
What companies use RAML?
11 companies on StackShare use RAML
What companies use Shields.io?
9 companies on StackShare use Shields.io
What tools integrate with Postman?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Postman
What tools integrate with RAML?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with RAML
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Postman, RAML, and Shields.io?

  • Swagger UI - dependency-free collection of HTML, Javascript, and CSS assets that dynamically generate beautiful documentation
  • Amazon API Gateway - Create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale
  • Apiary - Integrated API documentation, prototyping and testing
  • Insomnia REST Client - The most intuitive cross-platform REST API Client 😴

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