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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.

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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      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.
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      Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.
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      Django REST framework is a powerful and flexible toolkit that makes it easy to build Web APIs.
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      Sinatra is a DSL for quickly creating web applications in Ruby with minimal effort.
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      Sails is designed to mimic the MVC pattern of frameworks like Ruby on Rails, but with support for the requirements of modern apps: data-driven APIs with scalable, service-oriented architecture.
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      Thibault Maekelbergh uses hapihapi

      Serves static content. Was added to make it more easy to transition to serverside view templating and API.

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      Ian Kelly uses hapihapi

      Web framework for building RESTful APIs in Javascript.

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      Dave Woolfenden uses hapihapi

      REST libraries usage

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      Freeth uses FalconFalcon

      Application server

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