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Falcon vs hapi: What are the differences?

Falcon: High-performance Python framework for building cloud APIs and web app backends. 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; hapi: Server Framework for Node.js. hapi is a simple to use configuration-centric framework with built-in support for input validation, caching, authentication, and other essential facilities for building web applications and services.

Falcon and hapi belong to "Microframeworks (Backend)" category of the tech stack.

"Python" is the top reason why over 7 developers like Falcon, while over 23 developers mention "Makes me Hapi making REST APIs" as the leading cause for choosing hapi.

Falcon and hapi are both open source tools. It seems that hapi with 11.3K GitHub stars and 1.16K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Falcon with 6.8K GitHub stars and 707 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, hapi has a broader approval, being mentioned in 58 company stacks & 34 developers stacks; compared to Falcon, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.

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Pros of Falcon
Pros of hapi
  • 13
    Python
  • 11
    FAST
  • 10
    Minimal
  • 8
    REST oriented
  • 8
    Well designed
  • 8
    Open source
  • 6
    Powerful
  • 6
    Really Light Weight
  • 5
    Easy to develop and maintain applications
  • 4
    Documentation
  • 3
    Easy to deploy
  • 3
    Easy to get started
  • 2
    Its simple while not limited
  • 1
    Faster
  • 0
    Kkk
  • 25
    Makes me Hapi making REST APIs
  • 14
    Simpler than other REST libraries
  • 14
    Configuration
  • 13
    Modularization
  • 12
    Quality Driven Ecosystem
  • 5
    Easy testability
  • 1
    Better validation
  • 0
    Restify

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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 hapi?

hapi is a simple to use configuration-centric framework with built-in support for input validation, caching, authentication, and other essential facilities for building web applications and services.

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What are some alternatives to Falcon and hapi?
Flask
Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.
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.
Django REST framework
It is a powerful and flexible toolkit that makes it easy to build Web APIs.
Sinatra
Sinatra is a DSL for quickly creating web applications in Ruby with minimal effort.
Koa
Koa aims to be a smaller, more expressive, and more robust foundation for web applications and APIs. Through leveraging generators Koa allows you to ditch callbacks and greatly increase error-handling. Koa does not bundle any middleware.
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