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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
1989 companies reportedly use ExpressJS in their tech stacks, including Twitter, Accenture, and kevin..

Developers
24531 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 39 tools that integrate with ExpressJS.
Pros of ExpressJS
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Simple
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Node.js
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Javascript
193
High performance
152
Robust routing
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Middlewares
71
Open source
59
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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Socket connection
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Isomorphic js.. superfast and easy
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Light weight
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Resource available for learning
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Npm
3
Event loop
3
Callbacks
2
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.

Needs advice
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ExpressJSExpressJSMongoDBMongoDB
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TypeScriptTypeScript

I'm interested in web back-ends. Currently, I spent some time learning MongoDB + ExpressJS + TypeScript for back-end. I can make a basic application that can Create Read Update and Delete user data (super basic with some authentication that requires you to sign-in to read and be a valid user to delete a user). My current situation is that I wish to have a job in this area as I loved creating this simple application, what are the ways I can get into the industry without having any Computer Science degree?

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Needs advice
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CSS 3CSS 3HTML5HTML5
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JavaScriptJavaScript

Hi guyz, I'm done with Front End Development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and learning MERN( MongoDB, ExpressJS, React, Node.js) so please share some good frontend projects

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Needs advice
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MongoDBMongoDB
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MySQLMySQL

Hello, I wanna build an e-commerce website for myself and planning to build for others in the future. I really like Node.js, React, ExpressJS. But I don't know if MySQL or MongoDB is what suits me the best because at the moment I have a webhotel at a hosting provider and I like that setup, setting up emails, and having more control I guess over my situation.

But is there any way I can use MongoDB on cPanel or direct admin except using MongoDB Atlas which costs a lot of money?

Because I have a setup using React, Node, Express, and MySQL and it works kind of well when working in the direct admin panel. But I just wanna make sure I make the right decision now when I start building an e-commerce website both to be cost effective and also not have to learn too many things.

I am also open to tips for example choosing Next.js instead etc if that is actually necessary and would help me in the long run.

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Needs advice
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Node.jsNode.jsPostgreSQLPostgreSQL
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Vue.jsVue.js

Hello everyone, I'm new to full stack web development and I'm trying to use Vue.js, PostgreSQL, and Node.js to make a localhost website (if that makes sense).

I've seen no tutorials on how to link the three technologies without using ExpressJS and I was wondering if it is even a good idea to use the said three technologies or whether I should just learn Express.js and watch a Youtube tutorial. Any help/advice/criticism is welcome.

Thank you.

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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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Needs advice
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Node.jsNode.js
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PythonPython

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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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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