|iNTERFACEWARE Products Manual > Learning Center > Why Choose Iguana Over Chameleon?|
If you are thinking of using Chameleon to implement your HL7 interface, you might want to consider using Iguana instead. Iguana smoothly and efficiently handles many common HL7 interface problems that might not be immediately apparent - and at no extra cost to you, as an Iguana license is priced the same as a Chameleon license.
For example, if you are planning on implementing an LLP client that sends messages over LLP to an external application, Iguana provides the following capabilities, which would require considerable effort to implement from scratch:
Using Iguana instead of Chameleon can save your team months of development time. And, since Chameleon is included with Iguana, all of Chameleon's parsing and mapping options are available if you need them.
The following is a list of common objections that are raised when people are considering using Iguana: