Django REST framework vs. Slim vs. Rails API

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Description

What is Django REST framework?

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

What is Slim?

Slim is easy to use for both beginners and professionals. Slim favors cleanliness over terseness and common cases over edge cases. Its interface is simple, intuitive, and extensively documented — both online and in the code itself.

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.

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Cons

What are the cons of using Django REST framework?
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What are the cons of using Rails API?
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Companies

What companies use Django REST framework?
138 companies on StackShare use Django REST framework
What companies use Slim?
27 companies on StackShare use Slim
What companies use Rails API?
1 companies on StackShare use Rails API

Integrations

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

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

  • 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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