Falcon vs. Iron vs. Javalin



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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 Iron?

Iron is a high level web framework built in and for Rust, built on hyper. Iron is designed to take advantage of Rust's greatest features - its excellent type system and its principled approach to ownership in both single threaded and multi threaded contexts.

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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Pros

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Cons

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

What companies use Falcon?
8 companies on StackShare use Falcon
What companies use Iron?
10 companies on StackShare use Iron
What companies use Javalin?
0 companies on StackShare use Javalin

Integrations

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What tools integrate with Iron?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Iron
What tools integrate with Javalin?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Javalin

What are some alternatives to Falcon, Iron, 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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