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Django REST framework vs hapi: What are the differences?

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

What is hapi? Server Framework for Node.js. hapi is a simple to use configuration-centric framework with built-in support for input validation, caching, authentication, and other essential facilities for building web applications and services.

Django REST framework and hapi can be categorized as "Microframeworks (Backend)" tools.

"Browsable api" is the top reason why over 54 developers like Django REST framework, while over 23 developers mention "Makes me Hapi making REST APIs" as the leading cause for choosing hapi.

Django REST framework and hapi are both open source tools. Django REST framework with 14.6K GitHub stars and 4.33K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than hapi with 11.3K GitHub stars and 1.16K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Django REST framework has a broader approval, being mentioned in 159 company stacks & 79 developers stacks; compared to hapi, which is listed in 58 company stacks and 34 developer stacks.

What is Django REST framework?

It is a powerful and flexible toolkit that makes it easy to build Web APIs.

What is hapi?

hapi is a simple to use configuration-centric framework with built-in support for input validation, caching, authentication, and other essential facilities for building web applications and services.
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    Decisions about Django REST framework and hapi
    Tim Abbott
    Tim Abbott
    Founder at Zulip ยท | 8 upvotes ยท 41K views
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    Zulip has been powered by Django since the very early days of its development with Django 1.4, back in 2012. As a reasonably mature web application with significant scale, we're at the stage in many companies' development where one starts to rip out more and more of the web framework to optimize things or just make them work the way we want. (E.g. while I was at Dropbox in early 2016, we discovered we only had about 600 lines of code left from the original Pylons framework that actually ran).

    One of the things that has been really fantastic about Django is that we're still happily using it for the vast majority of code in the project, and every time Django comes out with a new release, I read the changelog and get excited about several improvements that actually make my life better. While Django has made some design decisions that I don't agree with (e.g. I'm not a fan of Django REST framework, and think it makes life more difficult), Django also makes it easy to do your own thing, which we've done to great effect (see the linked article for details on our has_request_variables framework).

    Overall I think we've gotten a ton of value out of Python and Django and would recommend it to anyone starting a new full-featured web application project today.

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    How developers use Django REST framework and hapi
    Avatar of Yaakov Gesher
    Yaakov Gesher uses Django REST frameworkDjango REST framework

    Django REST delivered all the content to the BI, making calls to the Postgres DB, aggregating numeric data, and automatically associating data models at the time of row creation.

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    Alec Cunningham uses Django REST frameworkDjango REST framework

    Instead of using Django for both back and frontend, I use DRF to layout an API that ReactJs can pull data from. Easy to setup, well documented, and works seamlessly with React.

    Avatar of Seungkwon Park
    Seungkwon Park uses Django REST frameworkDjango REST framework

    django์—์„œ api๋ฅผ ๋งŒ๋“œ๋Š”๋ฐ ์ตœ๊ณ ์˜ framework๋ผ๊ณ  ์ƒ๊ฐํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค. ์•„์ง์€ tutorial ์ˆ˜์ค€์˜ class base view, function base view ์ˆ˜์ค€์œผ๋กœ ์‚ฌ์šฉํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค.

    ํ•˜์ง€๋งŒ ํ˜„์žฌ ์ง„ํ–‰์ค‘์ธ ํ”„๋กœ์ ํŠธ์˜ ์‹ฌํ™”๋กœ REST framework๋ฅผ ์‹ฌ๋„์žˆ๊ฒŒ ๋‹ค๋ฃฐ ์˜ˆ์ •์ž…๋‹ˆ๋‹ค.

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    Thibault Maekelbergh uses hapihapi

    Serves static content. Was added to make it more easy to transition to serverside view templating and API.

    Avatar of Blair Gemmer
    Blair Gemmer uses Django REST frameworkDjango REST framework

    Really great framework for building RESTful APIs. Lots of plugins for it!

    Avatar of Ian Kelly
    Ian Kelly uses hapihapi

    Web framework for building RESTful APIs in Javascript.

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    TOMIS uses Django REST frameworkDjango REST framework

    For our backend REST API

    Avatar of Dave Woolfenden
    Dave Woolfenden uses hapihapi

    REST libraries usage

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