Falcon vs. Grape vs. Trails



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Description

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 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 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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Cons

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

What companies use Falcon?
8 companies on StackShare use Falcon
What companies use Grape?
14 companies on StackShare use Grape
What companies use Trails?
2 companies on StackShare use Trails

Integrations

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What tools integrate with Grape?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Grape
What tools integrate with Trails?
15 tools on StackShare integrate with Trails

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

  • 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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