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

    What companies use ExpressJS?
    718 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
    What companies use Lumen?
    18 companies on StackShare use Lumen
    What companies use graphql-yoga?
    0 companies on StackShare use graphql-yoga

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
    What tools integrate with Lumen?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Lumen
    What tools integrate with graphql-yoga?
    5 tools on StackShare integrate with graphql-yoga

    What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Lumen, 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

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