Rails API vs. Falcon vs. Fastify



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Description

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.

What is Falcon?

Falcon is a minimalist WSGI library for building speedy web APIs and app backends. We like to think of Falcon as the Dieter Rams of web frameworks.

What is Fastify?

Fastify is a web framework highly focused on speed and low overhead. It is inspired from Hapi and Express and as far as we know, it is one of the fastest web frameworks in town. Use Fastify can increase your throughput up to 100%.

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Cons

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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Rails API?
5 companies on StackShare use Rails API
What companies use Falcon?
8 companies on StackShare use Falcon
What companies use Fastify?
5 companies on StackShare use Fastify

Integrations

What tools integrate with Rails API?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails API
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What tools integrate with Fastify?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Fastify

What are some alternatives to Rails API, Falcon, and Fastify?

  • ExpressJS - Sinatra inspired web development framework for node.js -- insanely fast, flexible, and simple
  • 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

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