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What is Iron?

Iron is a high level web framework built in and for Rust, built on hyper. Iron is designed to take advantage of Rust's greatest features - its excellent type system and its principled approach to ownership in both single threaded and multi threaded contexts.
Iron is a tool in the Microframeworks (Backend) category of a tech stack.
Iron is an open source tool with 5.7K GitHub stars and 394 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Iron's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Iron?

11 companies reportedly use Iron in their tech stacks, including Abibao, Sahana EDEN, and mifos.

26 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Iron.

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Iron Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Iron?
Magneto was built by Automation Engineers for Automation Engineers out of necessity for a mobile centric test automation framework that's easy to setup, run and utilize.
Graphite does two things: 1) Store numeric time-series data and 2) Render graphs of this data on demand
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.
Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.
Django REST framework
It is a powerful and flexible toolkit that makes it easy to build Web APIs.
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Iron's Followers
22 developers follow Iron to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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