ExpressJS vs. Grape vs. Pencil



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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 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.

What is Pencil?

A web application microframework for Rust

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Pros

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

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

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 Grape?
Downsides of Grape?

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

Companies

What companies use ExpressJS?
1028 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
What companies use Grape?
14 companies on StackShare use Grape
What companies use Pencil?
0 companies on StackShare use Pencil

Integrations

What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
What tools integrate with Grape?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Grape
What tools integrate with Pencil?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pencil

What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Grape, 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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