ExpressJS vs. Sails.js vs. Koa



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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 Koa?

Koa aims to be a smaller, more expressive, and more robust foundation for web applications and APIs. Through leveraging generators Koa allows you to ditch callbacks and greatly increase error-handling. Koa does not bundle any middleware.

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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 Koa?
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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 Koa?
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Companies

What companies use ExpressJS?
1032 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
What companies use Sails.js?
47 companies on StackShare use Sails.js
What companies use Koa?
52 companies on StackShare use Koa

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 Koa?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Koa

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

  • 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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