ExpressJS vs. Flask vs. Colossus



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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 Flask?

Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose ExpressJS?
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Why do developers choose Flask?
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Why do developers choose Colossus?
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Cons

What are the cons of using ExpressJS?
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What are the cons of using Flask?
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What are the cons of using Colossus?
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Companies

What companies use ExpressJS?
1012 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
What companies use Flask?
563 companies on StackShare use Flask
What companies use Colossus?
1 companies on StackShare use Colossus

Integrations

What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
What tools integrate with Flask?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Flask
What tools integrate with Colossus?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Colossus

What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Flask, and Colossus?

  • Django REST framework - Web APIs for Django
  • Sinatra - Classy web-development dressed in a DSL
  • hapi - Server Framework for Node.js
  • Sails.js - Realtime MVC Framework for Node.js

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