ExpressJS vs Laravel: What are the differences?
What is ExpressJS? Sinatra inspired web development framework for node.js -- insanely fast, flexible, and simple. 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 Laravel? A PHP Framework For Web Artisans. Laravel is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. We believe development must be an enjoyable, creative experience to be truly fulfilling. Laravel attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.
ExpressJS can be classified as a tool in the "Microframeworks (Backend)" category, while Laravel is grouped under "Frameworks (Full Stack)".
ExpressJS and Laravel are both open source tools. It seems that Laravel with 53K GitHub stars and 16.2K forks on GitHub has more adoption than ExpressJS with 44.3K GitHub stars and 7.45K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, ExpressJS has a broader approval, being mentioned in 843 company stacks & 759 developers stacks; compared to Laravel, which is listed in 817 company stacks and 753 developer stacks.
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