ExpressJS vs. Lumen vs. Iron



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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 Iron?

Iron is a high level web framework built in and for Rust, built on hyper. Iron is designed to take advantage of Rust's greatest features - its excellent type system and its principled approach to ownership in both single threaded and multi threaded contexts.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Iron?
Why do you like Iron?

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 Iron?
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Companies

What companies use ExpressJS?
1032 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
What companies use Lumen?
37 companies on StackShare use Lumen
What companies use Iron?
10 companies on StackShare use Iron

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 Iron?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Iron

What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Lumen, and Iron?

  • 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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