ExpressJS vs. Iron 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 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.

What is Pencil?

A web application microframework for Rust

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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 Iron?
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    What are the cons of using Pencil?
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    Companies

    What companies use ExpressJS?
    720 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
    What companies use Iron?
    7 companies on StackShare use Iron
    What companies use Pencil?
    0 companies on StackShare use Pencil

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
    What tools integrate with Iron?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Iron
    What tools integrate with Pencil?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pencil

    What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Iron, 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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