Falcon vs. Grape vs. Django REST framework

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What is Falcon?

Falcon is a minimalist WSGI library for building speedy web APIs and app backends. We like to think of Falcon as the Dieter Rams of web frameworks.

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 Django REST framework?

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

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Why do developers choose Falcon?
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Why do developers choose Django REST framework?
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What are the cons of using Falcon?
No Cons submitted yet for Falcon
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What are the cons of using Grape?
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What are the cons of using Django REST framework?
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What companies use Falcon?
9 companies on StackShare use Falcon
What companies use Grape?
15 companies on StackShare use Grape
What companies use Django REST framework?
207 companies on StackShare use Django REST framework


No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Grape?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Grape
What tools integrate with Django REST framework?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Django REST framework

What are some alternatives to Falcon, Grape, and Django REST framework?

  • 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.
  • Sinatra - Classy web-development dressed in a DSL
  • hapi - Server Framework for Node.js

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