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Pros of Actionhero
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    Same API code for many transports (HTTP, Socket, etc)
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    Clear and declarative routing and controllers
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    Open source
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    Well documented
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    Can be used to apply good security to the whole API
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    Makes me Hapi making REST APIs
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    Simpler than other REST libraries
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    Quality Driven Ecosystem
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    Easy testability
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    Better validation
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    Code structure makes reuse difficult
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    What is Actionhero?

    It is a multi-transport #nodejs API Server with integrated cluster capabilities and delayed tasks.

    What is Grape?

    Grape is a REST-like API micro-framework for Ruby. It's designed to run on Rack or complement existing web application frameworks such as Rails and Sinatra by providing a simple DSL to easily develop RESTful APIs. It has built-in support for common conventions, including multiple formats, subdomain/prefix restriction, content negotiation, versioning and much more.

    What is hapi?

    hapi is a simple to use configuration-centric framework with built-in support for input validation, caching, authentication, and other essential facilities for building web applications and services.

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