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Reqres vs Tyk Cloud: What are the differences?

Reqres: Test your front-end against a real API. A hosted REST-API ready to respond to your AJAX requests; Tyk Cloud: 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.

Reqres and Tyk Cloud 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, Tyk Cloud provides the following key features:

  • API Management Dashboard
  • API Analytics
  • API Developer Portal

Reqres and Tyk Cloud are both open source tools. Tyk Cloud with 4.6K GitHub stars and 616 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Reqres with 944 GitHub stars and 117 GitHub forks.

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Pros of Reqres
Pros of Tyk Cloud
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    Fake data
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    RESTful API
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    Open source
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  • 1
    Rapid prototyping of interfaces
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    Language agnostic
  • 1
    Hosted on Digital Ocean
  • 10
    Full featured
  • 5
    Easy to install
  • 5
    Great Performance
  • 4
  • 2
    Easy to use
  • 2
    Better Oauth integration
  • 2
    Good value
  • 1
    Great support & advice

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What is Reqres?

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

What is Tyk Cloud?

Tyk is a leading Open Source API Gateway and Management Platform, featuring an API gateway, analytics, developer portal and dashboard. We power billions of transactions for thousands of innovative organisations.

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