ExpressJS vs. Slim 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 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 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

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

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

Cons

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

What companies use ExpressJS?
1028 companies on StackShare use ExpressJS
What companies use Slim?
36 companies on StackShare use Slim
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 Slim?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Slim
What tools integrate with Trails?
15 tools on StackShare integrate with Trails

What are some alternatives to ExpressJS, Slim, 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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