Retrofit vs Soap UI: What are the differences?
What is Retrofit? A type-safe HTTP client for Android and Java. Retrofit turns your HTTP API into a Java interface.
What is Soap UI? An open source SOAP and REST API testing tool. It is an open source functional Testing tool for API Testing. It supports multiple protocols such as SOAP, REST, HTTP, JMS, AMF and JDBC. It supports functional tests, security tests, and virtualization.
Retrofit and Soap UI can be primarily classified as "API" tools.
Retrofit is an open source tool with 33K GitHub stars and 6.13K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Retrofit's open source repository on GitHub.
Square, Robinhood, and Samba Tech are some of the popular companies that use Retrofit, whereas Soap UI is used by Fundsflo, Ernit, and GittiGidiyor. Retrofit has a broader approval, being mentioned in 19 company stacks & 7 developers stacks; compared to Soap UI, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.