ExpressJS vs. Lumen 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 Lumen?

Laravel Lumen is a stunningly fast PHP micro-framework for building web applications with expressive, elegant syntax. We believe development must be an enjoyable, creative experience to be truly fulfilling. Lumen attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as routing, database abstraction, queueing, and caching.

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 Colossus?
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    Cons

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

    What companies use ExpressJS?
    741 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
    What companies use Lumen?
    20 companies on StackShare use Lumen
    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 Lumen?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Lumen
    What tools integrate with Colossus?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Colossus

    What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Lumen, 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

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