When comparing CodeRunner vs Postman, the Slant community recommends Postman for most people. In the question“What are the best developer tools for Mac OSX?” Postman is ranked 12th while CodeRunner is ranked 18th.
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Pro Fast and efficient
You can have multiple tabs open with multiple languages in at the same time and Code Runner still performs excellently. Searching through code is always instant and executing code is fast.
Pro Supports many different languages
Code Runner comes preinstalled with over 20 languages built in, and it's super easy to run simple programs.
Pro Flexible and powerful
Can easily add/remove parameters, headers, tests and more. Displays all the info you would want in a partitioned way so you can track exactly what you want. Able to save request and run them in bulk for testing real-user scenarios very efficiently.
Pro Clear interface
The interface of the program is clean and intuitive. Almost all features are accessible through a single click.
Pro Two versions of apps are available
Packaged app and an in-browser app are available for Google Chrome.
Pro Excellent user feedback loop
Postman is very responsive to users and listens to user feedback.
Pro Dark Theme
The app has a dark theme
Con Working with very very large projects
Code runner is fantastic for shorter projects, although it can handle very large projects. It stops code completion when the program gets to be several thousands of lines long.
Con Resource hog
Con Proprietary, closed source software
Not free and open source