ExpressJS vs. Trails vs. Pencil



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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 Trails?

Trails is a modern, community-driven web application framework for node.js. It builds on the pedigree of Rails and Grails to accelerate development by adhering to a straightforward, convention-based, API-driven design philosophy.

What is Pencil?

A web application microframework for Rust

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Trails?
Why do you like Trails?

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

Cons

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

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

What companies use ExpressJS?
1031 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
What companies use Trails?
2 companies on StackShare use Trails
What companies use Pencil?
0 companies on StackShare use Pencil

Integrations

What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
What tools integrate with Trails?
15 tools on StackShare integrate with Trails
What tools integrate with Pencil?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pencil

What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Trails, 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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