ExpressJS vs. Flask vs. Slim

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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 Flask?

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

What is Slim?

Slim is easy to use for both beginners and professionals. Slim favors cleanliness over terseness and common cases over edge cases. Its interface is simple, intuitive, and extensively documented — both online and in the code itself.

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

Why do developers choose Flask?
Why do you like Flask?

Why do developers choose Slim?
Why do you like Slim?

What are the cons of using ExpressJS?
Downsides of ExpressJS?

What are the cons of using Flask?
Downsides of Flask?

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

What companies use ExpressJS?
1083 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
What companies use Flask?
612 companies on StackShare use Flask
What companies use Slim?
35 companies on StackShare use Slim
What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
18 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
What tools integrate with Flask?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Flask
What tools integrate with Slim?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Slim

What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Flask, and Slim?

  • 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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