ExpressJS vs. Sails.js vs. Rails API



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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 Sails.js?

Sails is designed to mimic the MVC pattern of frameworks like Ruby on Rails, but with support for the requirements of modern apps: data-driven APIs with scalable, service-oriented architecture.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose ExpressJS?
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Why do developers choose Sails.js?
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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 Sails.js?
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What are the cons of using Rails API?
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Pricing

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How much does Rails API cost?

Companies

What companies use ExpressJS?
1029 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
What companies use Sails.js?
47 companies on StackShare use Sails.js
What companies use Rails API?
5 companies on StackShare use Rails API

Integrations

What tools integrate with ExpressJS?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with ExpressJS
What tools integrate with Sails.js?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Sails.js
What tools integrate with Rails API?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails API

What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Sails.js, and Rails API?

  • 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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