ExpressJS vs. Koa vs. Falcon

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Description

What is ExpressJS?

Express is a minimal and flexible node.js web application framework, providing a robust set of features for building single and multi-page, and hybrid web applications.

What is Koa?

Koa aims to be a smaller, more expressive, and more robust foundation for web applications and APIs. Through leveraging generators Koa allows you to ditch callbacks and greatly increase error-handling. Koa does not bundle any middleware.

What is Falcon?

Falcon is a minimalist WSGI library for building speedy web APIs and app backends. We like to think of Falcon as the Dieter Rams of web frameworks.

Pros

Why do developers choose ExpressJS?
  • Why do you like ExpressJS?

    Why do developers choose Koa?
    Why do you like Koa?

    Why do developers choose Falcon?
  • Why do you like Falcon?

    Cons

    What are the cons of using ExpressJS?
    No Cons submitted yet for ExpressJS
    Downsides of ExpressJS?

    What are the cons of using Koa?
    No Cons submitted yet for Koa
    Downsides of Koa?

    What are the cons of using Falcon?
    No Cons submitted yet for Falcon
    Downsides of Falcon?

    Companies

    What companies use ExpressJS?
    718 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
    What companies use Koa?
    34 companies on StackShare use Koa
    What companies use Falcon?
    5 companies on StackShare use Falcon

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
    What tools integrate with Koa?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Koa
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Koa, and Falcon?

    • Flask - a microframework for Python based on Werkzeug, Jinja 2 and good intentions.
    • Django REST framework - Web APIs for Django
    • Sinatra - Classy web-development dressed in a DSL
    • hapi - Server Framework for Node.js

    See all alternatives to ExpressJS



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