Koa vs. Colossus vs. Aqueduct



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Description

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.

What is Colossus?

Colossus is a lightweight framework for building high-performance applications in Scala that require non-blocking network I/O. In particular Colossus is focused on low-latency stateless microservices where often the service is little more than an abstraction over a database and/or cache. For this use case, Colossus aims to maximize performance while keeping the interface clean and concise.

What is Aqueduct?

Aqueduct is an open source, server-side web framework written in Google’s Dart language. Aqueduct promises faster development, experimentation and testing – without sacrificing power.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Koa?
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Why do developers choose Colossus?
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Why do developers choose Aqueduct?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Koa?
No Cons submitted yet for Koa
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What are the cons of using Colossus?
No Cons submitted yet for Colossus
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What are the cons of using Aqueduct?
No Cons submitted yet for Aqueduct
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Companies

What companies use Koa?
52 companies on StackShare use Koa
What companies use Colossus?
1 companies on StackShare use Colossus
What companies use Aqueduct?
0 companies on StackShare use Aqueduct

Integrations

What tools integrate with Koa?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Koa
What tools integrate with Colossus?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Colossus
What tools integrate with Aqueduct?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Aqueduct

What are some alternatives to Koa, Colossus, and Aqueduct?

  • ExpressJS - Sinatra inspired web development framework for node.js -- insanely fast, flexible, and simple
  • 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

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