What is 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.
Koa is a tool in the Microframeworks (Backend) category of a tech stack.
Koa is an open source tool with 32K GitHub stars and 3.1K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Koa's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Koa?
89 companies reportedly use Koa in their tech stacks, including Paralect, GAPO, and Shimo Website.
346 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Koa.
Node.js, Sentry, PostGraphile, Egg.js, and Lad are some of the popular tools that integrate with Koa. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Koa.
Pros of Koa
- Provides 3 different kinds of functions as middleware
- common function
- async function
- generator function
Koa Alternatives & Comparisons
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