Flask vs. Django REST framework vs. Koa



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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 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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Flask?
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Why do developers choose Django REST framework?
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Why do developers choose Koa?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Flask?
No Cons submitted yet for Flask
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What are the cons of using Django REST framework?
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What are the cons of using Koa?
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Companies

What companies use Flask?
580 companies on StackShare use Flask
What companies use Django REST framework?
207 companies on StackShare use Django REST framework
What companies use Koa?
52 companies on StackShare use Koa

Integrations

What tools integrate with Flask?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Flask
What tools integrate with Django REST framework?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Django REST framework
What tools integrate with Koa?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Koa

What are some alternatives to Flask, Django REST framework, and Koa?

  • 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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