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Falcor

A JavaScript library for efficient data fetching, created by Netflix
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What is Falcor?

Falcor lets you represent all your remote data sources as a single domain model via a virtual JSON graph. You code the same way no matter where the data is, whether in memory on the client or over the network on the server.
Falcor is a tool in the API Tools category of a tech stack.
Falcor is an open source tool with 9.9K GitHub stars and 463 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Falcor's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Falcor?

Companies
6 companies reportedly use Falcor in their tech stacks, including Netflix, cloudless, and Giganoto.com.

Developers
21 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Falcor.

Falcor Integrations

Pros of Falcor
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Data is the API
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One Model Everywhere
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Promotes microservices
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Bind to the Cloud
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Virtual JSON Resource
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Simple
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Small API
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Backed by Netflix
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JSON Graph
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efficient data fetching

Falcor's Features

  • One Model Everywhere
  • The Data is the API
  • Bind to the Cloud

Falcor Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Falcor?
GraphQL
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Atlas
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REST
An architectural style for developing web services. A distributed system framework that uses Web protocols and technologies.
Postman
It is the only complete API development environment, used by nearly five million developers and more than 100,000 companies worldwide.
Amazon API Gateway
Amazon API Gateway handles all the tasks involved in accepting and processing up to hundreds of thousands of concurrent API calls, including traffic management, authorization and access control, monitoring, and API version management.
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Falcor's Followers
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