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What is Expressive?

Make your code flexible and robust, using the dependency injection container of your choice.
Expressive is a tool in the Microservices Tools category of a tech stack.
Expressive is an open source tool with 771 GitHub stars and 221 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Expressive's open source repository on GitHub

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Expressive Integrations

Docker, API Plug, nginx, Moesif, and Kubernetes are some of the popular tools that integrate with Expressive. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with Expressive.

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Expressive's Features

  • PSR-15 and PSR-7
  • Routing
  • Dependency Injection Templating

Expressive Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Expressive?
Koa aims to be a smaller, more expressive, and more robust foundation for web applications and APIs. Through leveraging generators Koa allows you to ditch callbacks and greatly increase error-handling. Koa does not bundle any middleware.
Kong is a scalable, open source API Layer (also known as an API Gateway, or API Middleware). Kong controls layer 4 and 7 traffic and is extended through Plugins, which provide extra functionality and services beyond the core platform.
Istio is an open platform for providing a uniform way to integrate microservices, manage traffic flow across microservices, enforce policies and aggregate telemetry data. Istio's control plane provides an abstraction layer over the underlying cluster management platform, such as Kubernetes, Mesos, etc.
Express Gateway
A cloud-native microservices gateway completely configurable and extensible through JavaScript/Node.js built for ALL platforms and languages. Enterprise features are FREE thanks to the power of 3K+ ExpressJS battle hardened modules.
It is open source, production quality, framework for developing RESTful Web Services in Java that provides support for JAX-RS APIs and serves as a JAX-RS (JSR 311 & JSR 339) Reference Implementation. It provides it’s own API that extend the JAX-RS toolkit with additional features and utilities to further simplify RESTful service and client development.
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