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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 Sails.js?

Sails is designed to mimic the MVC pattern of frameworks like Ruby on Rails, but with support for the requirements of modern apps: data-driven APIs with scalable, service-oriented architecture.

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.

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Why do developers choose ExpressJS?
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    Why do developers choose Sails.js?
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    Why do developers choose hapi?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using Sails.js?
    No Cons submitted yet for Sails.js
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    What are the cons of using hapi?
    No Cons submitted yet for hapi
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    Companies

    What companies use ExpressJS?
    700 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
    What companies use Sails.js?
    34 companies on StackShare use Sails.js
    What companies use hapi?
    51 companies on StackShare use hapi

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
    What tools integrate with Sails.js?
    9 tools on StackShare integrate with Sails.js
    What tools integrate with hapi?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with hapi

    What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Sails.js, and hapi?

    • 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
    • Slim - A PHP micro framework

    See all alternatives to ExpressJS



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