ExpressJS vs. Lumen 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 Lumen?

Laravel Lumen is a stunningly fast PHP micro-framework for building web applications with expressive, elegant syntax. We believe development must be an enjoyable, creative experience to be truly fulfilling. Lumen attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as routing, database abstraction, queueing, and caching.

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?
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Why do developers choose Lumen?
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Why do developers choose Grape?
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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 Lumen?
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What are the cons of using Grape?
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Companies

What companies use ExpressJS?
1013 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
What companies use Lumen?
36 companies on StackShare use Lumen
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 Lumen?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Lumen
What tools integrate with Grape?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Grape

What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Lumen, 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
  • hapi - Server Framework for Node.js

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