ExpressJS vs. Django REST framework vs. Rails API

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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 Django REST framework?

Django REST framework is a powerful and flexible toolkit that makes it easy to build Web APIs.

What is Rails API?

Rails::API is a subset of a normal Rails application, created for applications that don't require all functionality that a complete Rails application provides. It is a bit more lightweight, and consequently a bit faster than a normal Rails application. The main example for its usage is in API applications only, where you usually don't need the entire Rails middleware stack nor template generation.

Pros

Why do developers choose ExpressJS?
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    Why do developers choose Django REST framework?
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    Why do developers choose Rails API?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using ExpressJS?
    No Cons submitted yet for ExpressJS
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    What are the cons of using Django REST framework?
    No Cons submitted yet for Django REST framework
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    What are the cons of using Rails API?
    No Cons submitted yet for Rails API
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    Pricing

    How much does ExpressJS cost?
    How much does Django REST framework cost?
    How much does Rails API cost?

    Companies

    What companies use ExpressJS?
    720 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
    What companies use Django REST framework?
    138 companies on StackShare use Django REST framework
    What companies use Rails API?
    1 companies on StackShare use Rails API

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
    What tools integrate with Django REST framework?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Django REST framework
    What tools integrate with Rails API?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails API

    What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Django REST framework, and Rails API?

    • Flask - a microframework for Python based on Werkzeug, Jinja 2 and good intentions.
    • Sinatra - Classy web-development dressed in a DSL
    • hapi - Server Framework for Node.js
    • Sails.js - Realtime MVC Framework for Node.js

    See all alternatives to ExpressJS



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