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StimulusReflex vs Django REST framework: What are the differences?

StimulusReflex: Build modern, reactive, real-time apps with Ruby on Rails. It is an exciting new way to build modern, reactive, real-time apps with Ruby on Rails It eliminates the complexity imposed by full-stack frontend frameworks. And, it's fast.

It works seamlessly with the Rails tooling you already know and love.; Django REST framework: Web APIs for Django. It is a powerful and flexible toolkit that makes it easy to build Web APIs.

StimulusReflex can be classified as a tool in the "Frameworks (Full Stack)" category, while Django REST framework is grouped under "Microframeworks (Backend)".

Some of the features offered by StimulusReflex are:

  • Server-rendered HTML, delivered in miliseconds over the wire via Websockets
  • ERB templates and partials, with first-class ViewComponent support
  • Russian doll caching and ActiveJob

On the other hand, Django REST framework provides the following key features:

  • The Web browsable API is a huge usability win for your developers.
  • Authentication policies including OAuth1a and OAuth2 out of the box.
  • Serialization that supports both ORM and non-ORM data sources.

Django REST framework is an open source tool with 19K GitHub stars and 5.37K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Django REST framework's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Django REST framework
Pros of StimulusReflex
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    Browsable api
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    Easy to use
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    Great documentation
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    Customizable
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    Fast development
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    Easy to use, customizable, pluggable, serializer
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    Python
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    Django ORM
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    FastSerialize
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    Less code
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    Easy implementation
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    Dsasda
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    Reactive stateless frontends
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    Based on CableReady for dom diffing
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    Deklarative - no Javascript
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    Most simple extension of the MVC model

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Cons of Django REST framework
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    Bad documentation
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    Reimplements Django functionality
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    No support for URL Namespaces
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    Bad CSRF handling
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    Rails backend needed

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What is Django REST framework?

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

What is StimulusReflex?

It is an exciting new way to build modern, reactive, real-time apps with Ruby on Rails. It eliminates the complexity imposed by full-stack frontend frameworks. And, it's fast. It works seamlessly with the Rails tooling you already know and love.

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