ExpressJS vs. Sails.js vs. Trails



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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 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.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Sails.js?
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Why do developers choose Trails?
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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 Trails?
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Companies

What companies use ExpressJS?
1031 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
What companies use Sails.js?
47 companies on StackShare use Sails.js
What companies use Trails?
2 companies on StackShare use Trails

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 Trails?
15 tools on StackShare integrate with Trails

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

  • 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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