ExpressJS vs. Flask vs. Sails.js



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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 Flask?

Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose ExpressJS?
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Why do developers choose Flask?
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Why do developers choose Sails.js?
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Cons

What are the cons of using ExpressJS?
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What are the cons of using Flask?
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What are the cons of using Sails.js?
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Companies

What companies use ExpressJS?
1031 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
What companies use Flask?
579 companies on StackShare use Flask
What companies use Sails.js?
47 companies on StackShare use Sails.js

Integrations

What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
What tools integrate with Flask?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Flask
What tools integrate with Sails.js?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Sails.js

What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Flask, and Sails.js?

  • Django REST framework - Web APIs for Django
  • Sinatra - Classy web-development dressed in a DSL
  • hapi - Server Framework for Node.js
  • Koa - Next generation web framework for node.js

See all alternatives to ExpressJS

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