Alternatives: axios, fetch, ky
v8.1.2(about 2 months ago)
Alternatives: axios, fetch, request
Redaxios is a lightweight alternative to Superagent. It has a smaller bundle size and it supports tree shaking, which allows you to only include the specific methods you need. Superagent, on the other hand, has a larger codebase and bundle size.
Superagent provides a more flexible API and supports various request methods and plugins. It also has built-in support for features like cookies, automatic serialization of request data, and request cancellation. Redaxios, on the other hand, aims to provide a minimalistic API focused on the essentials, with fewer configuration options.
Both packages are promise-based and provide a clean way to handle asynchronous requests. Superagent uses its own implementation of promises, while Redaxios depends on the native `fetch()` function, making it more lightweight and compatible with modern browser environments.
Superagent has broader browser support and can be used in older browser versions, thanks to its built-in polyfills. Redaxios, on the other hand, relies on native browser features like `fetch()` and may require additional polyfills in older browsers.
Both Redaxios and Superagent have active communities and are well-maintained. Superagent has a larger community support due to its longer existence and popularity, which means you might find more readily available examples, guides, and support resources for it.