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

What companies use ExpressJS?
1030 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
What companies use Sails.js?
47 companies on StackShare use Sails.js
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 Sails.js?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Sails.js
What tools integrate with Iron?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Iron

What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Sails.js, 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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