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Apache Thrift: Software framework for scalable cross-language services development. The Apache Thrift software framework, for scalable cross-language services development, combines a software stack with a code generation engine to build services that work efficiently and seamlessly between C++, Java, Python, PHP, Ruby, Erlang, Perl, Haskell, C#, Cocoa, JavaScript, Node.js, Smalltalk, OCaml and Delphi and other languages; Slim: A PHP micro framework. Slim is easy to use for both beginners and professionals. Slim favors cleanliness over terseness and common cases over edge cases. Its interface is simple, intuitive, and extensively documented — both online and in the code itself.

Apache Thrift and Slim are primarily classified as "Serialization Frameworks" and "Microframeworks (Backend)" tools respectively.

Apache Thrift and Slim are both open source tools. Slim with 9.92K GitHub stars and 1.84K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Apache Thrift with 6.42K GitHub stars and 2.94K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Slim has a broader approval, being mentioned in 26 company stacks & 19 developers stacks; compared to Apache Thrift, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.

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    What is Apache Thrift?

    The Apache Thrift software framework, for scalable cross-language services development, combines a software stack with a code generation engine to build services that work efficiently and seamlessly between C++, Java, Python, PHP, Ruby, Erlang, Perl, Haskell, C#, Cocoa, JavaScript, Node.js, Smalltalk, OCaml and Delphi and other languages.

    What is Slim?

    Slim is easy to use for both beginners and professionals. Slim favors cleanliness over terseness and common cases over edge cases. Its interface is simple, intuitive, and extensively documented — both online and in the code itself.

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