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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 Pencil?

A web application microframework for Rust

Pros

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

    Why do developers choose Fastify?
    Why do you like Fastify?

    Why do developers choose Pencil?
    Why do you like Pencil?

    Cons

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

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

    What are the cons of using Pencil?
    No Cons submitted yet for Pencil
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    Companies

    What companies use ExpressJS?
    718 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
    What companies use Fastify?
    4 companies on StackShare use Fastify
    What companies use Pencil?
    0 companies on StackShare use Pencil

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
    What tools integrate with Fastify?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Fastify
    What tools integrate with Pencil?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pencil

    What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Fastify, and Pencil?

    • 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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