ExpressJS vs. Koa vs. graphql-yoga



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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 Koa?

Koa aims to be a smaller, more expressive, and more robust foundation for web applications and APIs. Through leveraging generators Koa allows you to ditch callbacks and greatly increase error-handling. Koa does not bundle any middleware.

What is graphql-yoga?

Easiest way to run a GraphQL server: Sensible defaults & includes everything you need with minimal setup.;Includes Subscriptions: Built-in support for GraphQL subscriptions using WebSockets.;Compatible: Works with all GraphQL clients (Apollo, Relay...) and fits seamless in your GraphQL workflow.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Koa?
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Why do developers choose graphql-yoga?
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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 Koa?
No Cons submitted yet for Koa
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What are the cons of using graphql-yoga?
No Cons submitted yet for graphql-yoga
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Companies

What companies use ExpressJS?
1032 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
What companies use Koa?
52 companies on StackShare use Koa
What companies use graphql-yoga?
2 companies on StackShare use graphql-yoga

Integrations

What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
What tools integrate with Koa?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Koa
What tools integrate with graphql-yoga?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with graphql-yoga

What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Koa, and graphql-yoga?

  • 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

See all alternatives to ExpressJS