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Falcon vs Slim: 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; Slim: A PHP micro framework. Slim is easy to use for both beginners and professionals. Slim favors cleanliness over terseness and common cases over edge cases. Its interface is simple, intuitive, and extensively documented — both online and in the code itself.

Falcon and Slim can be categorized as "Microframeworks (Backend)" tools.

"Python" is the top reason why over 7 developers like Falcon, while over 27 developers mention "Microframework" as the leading cause for choosing Slim.

Falcon and Slim are both open source tools. Slim with 9.95K GitHub stars and 1.84K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Falcon with 6.8K GitHub stars and 707 GitHub forks.

Coderus, Helpful, and Die Coder GmbH are some of the popular companies that use Slim, whereas Falcon is used by HENNGE, Fivestars, and Vokal. Slim has a broader approval, being mentioned in 29 company stacks & 21 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 Slim?

Slim is easy to use for both beginners and professionals. Slim favors cleanliness over terseness and common cases over edge cases. Its interface is simple, intuitive, and extensively documented — both online and in the code itself.
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      Decisions about Falcon and Slim
      Y. Taborda
      Y. Taborda
      Full Stack Developer · | 1 upvotes · 24.3K views
      Slim
      Slim
      Yii
      Yii
      Lumen
      Lumen
      PHP
      PHP

      I'm about to start a new project to build a REST API, and I got to this point: Yii2 Vs Lumen Vs Slim, I used Yii 1.1 a while a go and it was awesome, really easy to work with, as a developer you don't have to worry about almost anything, just setup the framework, get your php extensions, and start coding your app.

      But, I was told about performance and someone recomended Lumen or Slim to work with a micro framework and a less bloated framework, what worries me is the lack of advantages that Yii2 offers, ACF and RBAC as a native tool on the framework, gii, the model validations and all the security props already in it.

      Is it worth it? Is the performance so great on those frameworks to leave aside the advantages of a framework like Yii2?

      How do you suggest to make the test to prove wich one is better?

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      How developers use Falcon and Slim
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      Tristan Bailey uses SlimSlim

      Knocking up apis and smaller than laravel work projects

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      InApplet uses SlimSlim

      Framework usado no código da aplicação principal

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      Takkaa uses SlimSlim

      we create our API with this microframework

      Avatar of Björn Pfoster
      Björn Pfoster uses SlimSlim

      A fast, slim and scalable PHP Framework

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      Freeth uses FalconFalcon

      Application server

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