ExpressJS vs. hapi vs. Grape



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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 hapi?

hapi is a simple to use configuration-centric framework with built-in support for input validation, caching, authentication, and other essential facilities for building web applications and services.

What is Grape?

Grape is a REST-like API micro-framework for Ruby. It's designed to run on Rack or complement existing web application frameworks such as Rails and Sinatra by providing a simple DSL to easily develop RESTful APIs. It has built-in support for common conventions, including multiple formats, subdomain/prefix restriction, content negotiation, versioning and much more.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose hapi?
Why do you like hapi?

Why do developers choose Grape?
Why do you like Grape?

Cons

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

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

What are the cons of using Grape?
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Companies

What companies use ExpressJS?
1031 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
What companies use hapi?
60 companies on StackShare use hapi
What companies use Grape?
14 companies on StackShare use Grape

Integrations

What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
What tools integrate with hapi?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with hapi
What tools integrate with Grape?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Grape

What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, hapi, and Grape?

  • 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
  • Sails.js - Realtime MVC Framework for Node.js

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