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Echo vs Hug: What are the differences?

What is Echo? Golang HTTP server framework. Echo is a fast and unfancy HTTP server framework for Go (Golang). Up to 10x faster than the rest.

What is Hug? New Python REST API and CLI micro-framework. Hug aims to make developing Python driven APIs as simple as possible, but no simpler. As a result, it drastically simplifies Python API development.

Echo and Hug can be primarily classified as "Microframeworks (Backend)" tools.

"Highly customizable" is the primary reason why developers consider Echo over the competitors, whereas "Simple" was stated as the key factor in picking Hug.

Echo and Hug are both open source tools. It seems that Echo with 14.4K GitHub stars and 1.31K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Hug with 5.8K GitHub stars and 344 GitHub forks.

What is Echo?

Echo is a fast and unfancy HTTP server framework for Go (Golang). Up to 10x faster than the rest.

What is Hug?

Hug aims to make developing Python driven APIs as simple as possible, but no simpler. As a result, it drastically simplifies Python API development.
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      Decisions about Echo and Hug
      Pierre Chapuis
      Pierre Chapuis
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      Gunicorn
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      Python
      SQLAlchemy
      SQLAlchemy
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      Hug
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      Flask

      Unlike our frontend, we chose Flask, a microframework, for our backend. We use it with Python 3 and Gunicorn.

      One of the reasons was that I have significant experience with this framework. However, it also was a rather straightforward choice given that our backend almost only serves REST APIs, and that most of the work is talking to the database with SQLAlchemy .

      We could have gone with something like Hug but it is kind of early. We might revisit that decision for new services later on.

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