ent vs RapidSMS: What are the differences?
What is ent? An entity framework for Go (by Facebook). It is a simple, yet powerful entity framework for Go, that makes it easy to build and maintain applications with large data-models.
What is RapidSMS? Free and open-source framework for rapidly building mobile services for scale. It is a free and open-source framework for rapidly building mobile services for scale. It is built with Python and Django and is designed for building robust, highly customized mobile services with web-based dashboards. It provides a flexible platform and modular components for large-scale data collection, managing complex workflows, and automating data analysis.
ent and RapidSMS can be categorized as "Microframeworks (Backend)" tools.
Some of the features offered by ent are:
- Easily model database schema as a graph structure
- Define schema as a programmatic Go code
- Static typing based on code generation
On the other hand, RapidSMS provides the following key features:
- Rapidly build mobile services for scale
- build robust, highly customized mobile services
- Web-based dashboards
RapidSMS is an open source tool with 583 GitHub stars and 287 GitHub forks. Here's a link to RapidSMS's open source repository on GitHub.