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Sinatra inspired web development framework for node.js -- insanely fast, flexible, and simple
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What is ExpressJS?

Express is a minimal and flexible node.js web application framework, providing a robust set of features for building single and multi-page, and hybrid web applications.
ExpressJS is a tool in the Microframeworks (Backend) category of a tech stack.
ExpressJS is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to ExpressJS's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses ExpressJS?

Companies
1905 companies reportedly use ExpressJS in their tech stacks, including Twitter, Accenture, and Stack.

Developers
21952 developers on StackShare have stated that they use ExpressJS.

ExpressJS Integrations

Node.js, Sentry, Datadog, nodemon, and Bugsnag are some of the popular tools that integrate with ExpressJS. Here's a list of all 33 tools that integrate with ExpressJS.
Pros of ExpressJS
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Simple
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Node.js
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Javascript
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High performance
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Robust routing
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Middlewares
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Open source
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Great community
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Hybrid web applications
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Well documented
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Sinatra inspired
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Rapid development
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Isomorphic js.. superfast and easy
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Socket connection
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Light weight
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Npm
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Resource available for learning
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Event loop
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Callbacks
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Data stream
Decisions about ExpressJS

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose ExpressJS in their tech stack.

I'm working on a web app that allows users to create custom models based on their own images using a stable diffusion algorithm. I am considering using microservice architecture and the MEAN stack (MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, Node.js) for this project. I am new to this and lack experience, so, any suggestions and/or critics would be appreciated!!

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I have an online marketplace and I was wondering which framework will be better Django (Python) or ExpressJS (Node.js). I do plan on using ai, ml and do work on big data from transactions and customer preferences regarding products and such. I do understand that Python is slower than Node.Js and I am wondering if both are able to do microservices but, I am still open to some advice and solutions you have for me. Thank you for your help.

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Hi! I'm a developer and need a good recommendation of the stack to RN of DB, which is better to use with ExpressJS?

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Hi, I am a university undergraduate student. I created a CRM system with Django, I created simple forum sites with angular. Not being able to use websocket in Django bothered me a lot, so I'm considering switching to a framework that uses the npm library. Which path do you think I should follow, Django, AngularJS or ExpressJS?

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We are going to develop a Carrier Advisor Application based on the AI And ML predictions. for this which backed language (ExpressJS or Ktor) is better to use?

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Jorge Armando Molano Prada

Hey guys! I am looking for some advice. I would like to start learning new technologies but I am confused about some concepts:

My objective is to have a Next.js frontend application (which will be getting data from a custom API), and a backend web app running ExpressJS.

I would like to use GraphQL, so I found that I can use Hasura to expose the PostgreSQL data directly to the frontend, so my question is: is it possible for the backend to connect to Hasura and do CRUD on the database or should I use something like Prisma + Graphql?

Could you please give an example of a working application using these technologies, or an approach on how you will implement it? Thanks!

A simple diagram of what I think could be implemented: https://miro.com/app/board/uXjVOow62HA=/?share_link_id=548654600442

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ExpressJS's Features

  • Robust routing
  • HTTP helpers (redirection, caching, etc)
  • View system supporting 14+ template engines
  • Content negotiation
  • Focus on high performance
  • Executable for generating applications quickly
  • High test coverage

ExpressJS Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to ExpressJS?
Koa
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.
React
Lots of people use React as the V in MVC. Since React makes no assumptions about the rest of your technology stack, it's easy to try it out on a small feature in an existing project.
Flask
Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.
Django
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
Golang
Go is expressive, concise, clean, and efficient. Its concurrency mechanisms make it easy to write programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines, while its novel type system enables flexible and modular program construction. Go compiles quickly to machine code yet has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. It's a fast, statically typed, compiled language that feels like a dynamically typed, interpreted language.
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ExpressJS's Followers
20678 developers follow ExpressJS to keep up with related blogs and decisions.