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Description

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 Balde?

It is designed to be fast, simple, and memory efficient. Most of its architecture is based on other microframeworks, like Flask, and it can run on any web server that supports CGI and/or FastCGI.

What is Pencil?

A web application microframework for Rust

Pros

Why do developers choose Rails API?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Rails API?
No Cons submitted yet for Rails API
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What are the cons of using Balde?
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What are the cons of using Pencil?
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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Rails API?
1 companies on StackShare use Rails API
What companies use Balde?
0 companies on StackShare use Balde
What companies use Pencil?
0 companies on StackShare use Pencil

Integrations

What tools integrate with Rails API?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails API
What tools integrate with Balde?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Balde
What tools integrate with Pencil?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pencil

What are some alternatives to Rails API, Balde, and Pencil?

  • 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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