ExpressJS vs. Fastify vs. graphql-yoga



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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 Fastify?

Fastify is a web framework highly focused on speed and low overhead. It is inspired from Hapi and Express and as far as we know, it is one of the fastest web frameworks in town. Use Fastify can increase your throughput up to 100%.

What is graphql-yoga?

Easiest way to run a GraphQL server: Sensible defaults & includes everything you need with minimal setup.;Includes Subscriptions: Built-in support for GraphQL subscriptions using WebSockets.;Compatible: Works with all GraphQL clients (Apollo, Relay...) and fits seamless in your GraphQL workflow.

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Pros

Why do developers choose ExpressJS?
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Why do developers choose Fastify?
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Why do developers choose graphql-yoga?
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Cons

What are the cons of using ExpressJS?
No Cons submitted yet for ExpressJS
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What are the cons of using Fastify?
No Cons submitted yet for Fastify
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What are the cons of using graphql-yoga?
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Companies

What companies use ExpressJS?
1031 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
What companies use Fastify?
5 companies on StackShare use Fastify
What companies use graphql-yoga?
2 companies on StackShare use graphql-yoga

Integrations

What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
What tools integrate with Fastify?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Fastify
What tools integrate with graphql-yoga?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with graphql-yoga

What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Fastify, and graphql-yoga?

  • 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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