Colossus vs. Koa vs. Trails



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Description

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.

What is Koa?

Koa aims to be a smaller, more expressive, and more robust foundation for web applications and APIs. Through leveraging generators Koa allows you to ditch callbacks and greatly increase error-handling. Koa does not bundle any middleware.

What is Trails?

Trails is a modern, community-driven web application framework for node.js. It builds on the pedigree of Rails and Grails to accelerate development by adhering to a straightforward, convention-based, API-driven design philosophy.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Colossus?
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Why do developers choose Koa?
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Why do developers choose Trails?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Colossus?
No Cons submitted yet for Colossus
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What are the cons of using Koa?
No Cons submitted yet for Koa
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What are the cons of using Trails?
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Companies

What companies use Colossus?
1 companies on StackShare use Colossus
What companies use Koa?
51 companies on StackShare use Koa
What companies use Trails?
2 companies on StackShare use Trails

Integrations

What tools integrate with Colossus?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Colossus
What tools integrate with Koa?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Koa
What tools integrate with Trails?
15 tools on StackShare integrate with Trails

What are some alternatives to Colossus, Koa, and Trails?

  • 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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