ExpressJS vs. Sails.js vs. Falcon

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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 Sails.js?

Sails is designed to mimic the MVC pattern of frameworks like Ruby on Rails, but with support for the requirements of modern apps: data-driven APIs with scalable, service-oriented architecture.

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.
Why do developers choose ExpressJS?
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Why do developers choose Sails.js?
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Why do developers choose Falcon?
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What are the cons of using ExpressJS?
No Cons submitted yet for ExpressJS
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What are the cons of using Sails.js?
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What are the cons of using Falcon?
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What companies use ExpressJS?
1083 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
What companies use Sails.js?
47 companies on StackShare use Sails.js
What companies use Falcon?
9 companies on StackShare use Falcon
What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
18 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
What tools integrate with Sails.js?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Sails.js
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Sails.js, 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

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