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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 Pencil?

A web application microframework for Rust

Pros

Why do developers choose ExpressJS?
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    Why do developers choose Slim?
    Why do you like Slim?

    Why do developers choose Pencil?
    Why do you like Pencil?

    Cons

    What are the cons of using ExpressJS?
    No Cons submitted yet for ExpressJS
    Downsides of ExpressJS?

    What are the cons of using Slim?
    No Cons submitted yet for Slim
    Downsides of Slim?

    What are the cons of using Pencil?
    No Cons submitted yet for Pencil
    Downsides of Pencil?

    Companies

    What companies use ExpressJS?
    722 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
    What companies use Slim?
    27 companies on StackShare use Slim
    What companies use Pencil?
    0 companies on StackShare use Pencil

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
    What tools integrate with Slim?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Slim
    What tools integrate with Pencil?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pencil

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

    • 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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