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Description

What is Grape?

Grape is a REST-like API micro-framework for Ruby. It's designed to run on Rack or complement existing web application frameworks such as Rails and Sinatra by providing a simple DSL to easily develop RESTful APIs. It has built-in support for common conventions, including multiple formats, subdomain/prefix restriction, content negotiation, versioning and much more.

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 Javalin?

Javalin started as a fork of the Spark framework but quickly turned into a ground-up rewrite influenced by express.js. Both of these web frameworks are inspired by the modern micro web framework grandfather: Sinatra, so if you’re coming from Ruby then Javalin shouldn’t feel too unfamiliar.

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    Why do developers choose Javalin?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Grape?
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    What are the cons of using Falcon?
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    What are the cons of using Javalin?
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    Companies

    What companies use Grape?
    11 companies on StackShare use Grape
    What companies use Falcon?
    5 companies on StackShare use Falcon
    What companies use Javalin?
    0 companies on StackShare use Javalin

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Grape?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Grape
    No integrations listed yet
    What tools integrate with Javalin?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Javalin

    What are some alternatives to Grape, Falcon, and Javalin?

    • 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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