Iron vs. Javalin vs. Colossus

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Description

What is Iron?

Iron is a high level web framework built in and for Rust, built on hyper. Iron is designed to take advantage of Rust's greatest features - its excellent type system and its principled approach to ownership in both single threaded and multi threaded contexts.

What is Javalin?

Javalin started as a fork of the Spark framework but quickly turned into a ground-up rewrite influenced by express.js. Both of these web frameworks are inspired by the modern micro web framework grandfather: Sinatra, so if you’re coming from Ruby then Javalin shouldn’t feel too unfamiliar.

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.

Pros

Why do developers choose Iron?
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Why do developers choose Javalin?
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Why do developers choose Colossus?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Iron?
No Cons submitted yet for Iron
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What are the cons of using Javalin?
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What are the cons of using Colossus?
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Companies

What companies use Iron?
7 companies on StackShare use Iron
What companies use Javalin?
0 companies on StackShare use Javalin
What companies use Colossus?
1 companies on StackShare use Colossus

Integrations

What tools integrate with Iron?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Iron
What tools integrate with Javalin?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Javalin
What tools integrate with Colossus?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Colossus

What are some alternatives to Iron, Javalin, and Colossus?

  • 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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