ExpressJS vs. Slim vs. Lumen

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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 Slim?

Slim is easy to use for both beginners and professionals. Slim favors cleanliness over terseness and common cases over edge cases. Its interface is simple, intuitive, and extensively documented — both online and in the code itself.

What is Lumen?

Laravel Lumen is a stunningly fast PHP micro-framework for building web applications with expressive, elegant syntax. We believe development must be an enjoyable, creative experience to be truly fulfilling. Lumen attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as routing, database abstraction, queueing, and caching.

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Pros

Why do developers choose ExpressJS?
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Why do developers choose Slim?
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Why do developers choose Lumen?
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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 Slim?
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What are the cons of using Lumen?
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Companies

What companies use ExpressJS?
1012 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
What companies use Slim?
36 companies on StackShare use Slim
What companies use Lumen?
36 companies on StackShare use Lumen

Integrations

What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
What tools integrate with Slim?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Slim
What tools integrate with Lumen?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Lumen

What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Slim, and Lumen?

  • 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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