Hey @PaulG regarding:
Is ‘Studio’ the ‘Open Source’ platform?
I’m not entirely sure what is meant here by “‘Open Source’ platform” (neither Stoplight product is open source), but Studio is the API designer available at the web interface:
As well as in a desktop application form here.
I’ve been playing around in the free web based UI, which I think is ‘Studio’ (which may be the same as ‘Platform’?)
I will open an issue with the team on the wording here, as I see how it is confusing. To clarify, ‘Studio’ is the API designer interface while the ‘Stoplight Platform’ is the product as a whole (which is composed of docs, mocking, explorer, etc).
it looks like testing is only part of ‘Next’ (which may also be called ‘Enterprise’?)
The first part is correct. “Next” is an older Stoplight product that is (currently) entirely separate from the new Studio/Platform product, which does provide testing functionality. We are working on an integration that will provide an easier, more straightforward migration path, but that is not yet available.
The “Enterprise” product is in reference to the latest Studio/Platform product.
So it looks like I can use the free Studio/Platform for the OAS v3.0 design, but since that doesn’t support testing, do I also need ‘Next’, or are there plans to add testing to ‘Studio’?
Next is currently the only product that provides testing functionality, however it is limited to OpenAPI v2 support only. I have updated the article to better reflect that limitation.
There are plans to add basic testing support to the latest version of Stoplight, however there is currently no timeline for those features.
Is there a free/trial version of ‘Next’?
Yes, all new Next organizations get a two-week free trial.