ExpressJS vs. Sinatra 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 Sinatra?

Sinatra is a DSL for quickly creating web applications in Ruby with minimal effort.

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 Sinatra?
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Why do developers choose Rails API?
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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 Sinatra?
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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?
1028 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
What companies use Sinatra?
108 companies on StackShare use Sinatra
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 Sinatra?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Sinatra
What tools integrate with Rails API?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails API

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

  • Flask - a microframework for Python based on Werkzeug, Jinja 2 and good intentions.
  • Django REST framework - Web APIs for Django
  • hapi - Server Framework for Node.js
  • Sails.js - Realtime MVC Framework for Node.js

See all alternatives to ExpressJS

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