ExpressJS vs. Rails API 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 Rails API?

Rails::API is a subset of a normal Rails application, created for applications that don't require all functionality that a complete Rails application provides. It is a bit more lightweight, and consequently a bit faster than a normal Rails application. The main example for its usage is in API applications only, where you usually don't need the entire Rails middleware stack nor template generation.

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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Why do developers choose ExpressJS?
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    Why do developers choose Rails API?
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    Why do developers choose Iron?
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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 Rails API?
    No Cons submitted yet for Rails API
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    What are the cons of using Iron?
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    Pricing

    How much does ExpressJS cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use ExpressJS?
    720 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
    What companies use Rails API?
    1 companies on StackShare use Rails API
    What companies use Iron?
    7 companies on StackShare use Iron

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
    What tools integrate with Rails API?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails API
    What tools integrate with Iron?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Iron

    What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Rails API, 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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