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Requestly ➜ Better alternative to Charles Proxy

Charles is widely used when it comes to debugging HTTP traffic. Having used Charles myself, I realized Charles works but it is a lot clunky and it has been in maintenance mode for quite some time. Charles has a greater learning curve, collaboration capabilities are not there, doesn’t work with VPN, requires switching between applications, etc. I used Charles for the lack of a better product and hence decided to build Requestly i.e. a modern client-side web debugging proxy that solves all these problems really well.

Requestly is a lightweight client-side debugging proxy to debug web & mobile apps. For the web, Requestly provides a browser extension on all major browsers and for mobile, Requestly provides a native Android SDK that provides a Chrome-like developer tool for Android debug builds. Requestly also has an In-built mock server and allows developers/QAs to record the sessions that facilitate data-rich bug reporting with network logs, console logs, video of the session, env details, etc.

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Requestly provides support to modify individual pieces of HTTP request/response be it Setting up URL Redirects, Modifying Query Parameters, Modifying Headers, Modifying API Responses etc.

Here’s a demo of Modifying API responses:

Give us a try and see for yourself how Requestly is the better alternative to Charles Proxy!

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Setup redirects, modify headers, query params, switch hosts, insert user scripts and much more by configuring rules in your browser with Requestly. Install it on Chrome and Firefox and join our family of more than 100K+ developers!

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