ExpressJS vs. Rails API vs. actionhero.js

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Description

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.

What is Rails API?

Rails::API is a subset of a normal Rails application, created for applications that don't require all functionality that a complete Rails application provides. It is a bit more lightweight, and consequently a bit faster than a normal Rails application. The main example for its usage is in API applications only, where you usually don't need the entire Rails middleware stack nor template generation.

What is actionhero.js?

The Reusable, Scalable, and Quick node.js API Server.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using ExpressJS?
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    Companies

    What companies use ExpressJS?
    722 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
    What companies use Rails API?
    1 companies on StackShare use Rails API
    What companies use actionhero.js?
    0 companies on StackShare use actionhero.js

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
    What tools integrate with Rails API?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails API
    What tools integrate with actionhero.js?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with actionhero.js

    What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Rails API, and actionhero.js?

    • Flask - a microframework for Python based on Werkzeug, Jinja 2 and good intentions.
    • Django REST framework - Web APIs for Django
    • Sinatra - Classy web-development dressed in a DSL
    • hapi - Server Framework for Node.js

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