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RAML vs Tyk Cloud: What are the differences?

Developers describe RAML as "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. On the other hand, Tyk Cloud is detailed as "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.

RAML and Tyk Cloud belong to "API Tools" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by RAML are:

  • 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

On the other hand, Tyk Cloud provides the following key features:

  • API Management Dashboard
  • API Analytics
  • API Developer Portal

"API Specification" is the primary reason why developers consider RAML over the competitors, whereas "Full featured" was stated as the key factor in picking 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.

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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 Tyk Cloud?

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.
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