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RAML vs YAML: What are the differences?

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.

What is YAML? A straightforward machine parsable data serialization format designed for human readability and interaction. A human-readable data-serialization language. It is commonly used for configuration files, but could be used in many applications where data is being stored or transmitted.

RAML belongs to "API Tools" category of the tech stack, while YAML can be primarily classified under "Languages".

According to the StackShare community, RAML has a broader approval, being mentioned in 9 company stacks & 6 developers stacks; compared to YAML, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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    API Specification
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    Human Readable
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    Design Patterns & Code Reuse
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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 YAML?

    A human-readable data-serialization language. It is commonly used for configuration files, but could be used in many applications where data is being stored or transmitted.

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    Postman
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