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Reqres vs Shields.io: What are the differences?

What is Reqres? Test your front-end against a real API. A hosted REST-API ready to respond to your AJAX requests.

What is Shields.io? GitHub badges as a service. Legible & concise status badges for third-party codebase services.

Reqres and Shields.io can be primarily classified as "API" tools.

Some of the features offered by Reqres are:

  • Reqres does not store any of your data at all
  • Fake data
  • Real responses

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

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

Reqres 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 Reqres with 944 GitHub stars and 117 GitHub forks.

What is Reqres?

A hosted REST-API ready to respond to your AJAX requests.

What is Shields.io?

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