ExpressJS vs. Grape vs. Colossus

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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 Grape?

Grape is a REST-like API micro-framework for Ruby. It's designed to run on Rack or complement existing web application frameworks such as Rails and Sinatra by providing a simple DSL to easily develop RESTful APIs. It has built-in support for common conventions, including multiple formats, subdomain/prefix restriction, content negotiation, versioning and much more.

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

    What are the cons of using ExpressJS?
    No Cons submitted yet for ExpressJS
    Downsides of ExpressJS?

    What are the cons of using Grape?
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    What are the cons of using Colossus?
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    Companies

    What companies use ExpressJS?
    700 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
    What companies use Grape?
    11 companies on StackShare use Grape
    What companies use Colossus?
    1 companies on StackShare use Colossus

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
    What tools integrate with Grape?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Grape
    What tools integrate with Colossus?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Colossus

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

    • 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

    See all alternatives to ExpressJS



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