flask-restful VS apispec

Compare flask-restful vs apispec and see what are their differences.

flask-restful

Simple framework for creating REST APIs (by flask-restful)

apispec

A pluggable API specification generator. Currently supports the OpenAPI Specification (f.k.a. the Swagger specification).. (by marshmallow-code)
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flask-restful apispec
5 1
6,770 1,129
0.3% 0.9%
1.5 8.1
23 days ago 5 days ago
Python Python
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License MIT License
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flask-restful

Posts with mentions or reviews of flask-restful. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-10-25.

apispec

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  • 21 tools to document your Python project
    9 projects | dev.to | 17 Mar 2021
    apispec is not a framework, but a library that provides a Pythonic interface to OpenAPI constructs. It has multiple integrations with different tools and frameworks, including Flask, Pyramid, aiohttp, and Falcon. The list of integrations is available on the ecosystem page.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing flask-restful and apispec you can also consider the following projects:

Flask RestPlus - Fully featured framework for fast, easy and documented API development with Flask

flask-restx - Fork of Flask-RESTPlus: Fully featured framework for fast, easy and documented API development with Flask

connexion - Connexion is a modern Python web framework that makes spec-first and api-first development easy.

flask-restless - NO LONGER MAINTAINED - A Flask extension for creating simple ReSTful JSON APIs from SQLAlchemy models.

flasgger - Easy OpenAPI specs and Swagger UI for your Flask API

eve - REST API framework designed for human beings

flask-api - Browsable web APIs for Flask.

Dependency Injector - Dependency injection framework for Python

Blueprint/Boilerplate For Python Projects - Blueprint/Boilerplate For Python Projects