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Description

What is Flask?

Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.

What is Django REST framework?

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

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.

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    Companies

    What companies use Flask?
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    What companies use Django REST framework?
    138 companies on StackShare use Django REST framework
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    What tools integrate with Flask?
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    What tools integrate with Django REST framework?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Django REST framework
    What tools integrate with Javalin?
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    What are some alternatives to Flask, Django REST framework, and Javalin?

    • ExpressJS - Sinatra inspired web development framework for node.js -- insanely fast, flexible, and simple
    • Sinatra - Classy web-development dressed in a DSL
    • hapi - Server Framework for Node.js
    • Sails.js - Realtime MVC Framework for Node.js

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