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Reqres vs Runscope: What are the differences?

Reqres: Test your front-end against a real API. A hosted REST-API ready to respond to your AJAX requests; Runscope: API Performance Monitoring. Keep tabs on all aspects of your API's performance with uptime monitoring, integration testing, logging and real-time monitoring.

Reqres and Runscope can be categorized 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, Runscope provides the following key features:

  • Runscope Radar: Automatically monitor your APIs from around the globe. Integrates with PagerDuty, New Relic Insights, Keen IO, HipChat, Slack and more. Test complete API workflows with powerful assertions and notifications.
  • Runscope Metrics: API performance and usage reports.
  • Runscope API Traffic Inspector: Log and view API calls from any language or framework to any API to solve integration problems.

Reqres is an open source tool with 944 GitHub stars and 117 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Reqres's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Reqres
Pros of Runscope
  • 2
    Fake data
  • 2
    RESTful API
  • 1
    Open source
  • 1
    Always-on
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    Rapid prototyping of interfaces
  • 1
    Language agnostic
  • 1
    Hosted on Digital Ocean
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    Great features
  • 15
    Easy to use
  • 4
    Nicely priced
  • 4
    Free plan
  • 2
    No install needed - runs on cloud
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    Decent
  • 1
    Collections
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    Dead simple and useful. Excellent
  • 1
    Awesome customer support
  • 1
    Import scripts from sources including Postman
  • 1
    Shareable Collections
  • 1
    Global & Collection level variables
  • 1
    Graphical view of response times historically
  • 1
    Integrations - StatusPage, PagerDuty, HipChat, Victorop
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    Run tests from multiple locations across globe
  • 1
    Schedule test collections to auto-run at intervals
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    Auto Re-run failed scheduled tests before notifying
  • 1
    Makes developing REST APIs easy
  • 1
    History feature - call history and response history
  • 1
    Restrict access by teams
  • 1
    Fully featured without looking cluttered
  • 1
    Can save and share scripts

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What is Reqres?

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

What is Runscope?

Keep tabs on all aspects of your API's performance with uptime monitoring, integration testing, logging and real-time monitoring.

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