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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 Pencil?

A web application microframework for Rust

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    Cons

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    Companies

    What companies use Falcon?
    5 companies on StackShare use Falcon
    What companies use Iron?
    7 companies on StackShare use Iron
    What companies use Pencil?
    0 companies on StackShare use Pencil

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    What tools integrate with Iron?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Iron
    What tools integrate with Pencil?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pencil

    What are some alternatives to Falcon, Iron, 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

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