ExpressJS vs. Rails API vs. Leptus

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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 Leptus?

Leptus simplifies creating RESTful APIs in Erlang.

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    Why do developers choose Rails API?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using ExpressJS?
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    What are the cons of using Rails API?
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    What are the cons of using Leptus?
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    Pricing

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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 Leptus?
    0 companies on StackShare use Leptus

    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 Leptus?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Leptus

    What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Rails API, and Leptus?

    • 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

    See all alternatives to ExpressJS



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