Grape vs. Falcon vs. Pencil



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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 Pencil?

A web application microframework for Rust

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Pros

Why do developers choose Grape?
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Why do developers choose Falcon?
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Why do developers choose Pencil?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Grape?
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What are the cons of using Falcon?
No Cons submitted yet for Falcon
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What are the cons of using Pencil?
No Cons submitted yet for Pencil
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Companies

What companies use Grape?
14 companies on StackShare use Grape
What companies use Falcon?
8 companies on StackShare use Falcon
What companies use Pencil?
0 companies on StackShare use Pencil

Integrations

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

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

  • 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

See all alternatives to Grape

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