Rails API vs. Fastify vs. Kemal

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What is Rails API?

Rails::API is a subset of a normal Rails application, created for applications that don't require all functionality that a complete Rails application provides. It is a bit more lightweight, and consequently a bit faster than a normal Rails application. The main example for its usage is in API applications only, where you usually don't need the entire Rails middleware stack nor template generation.

What is Fastify?

Fastify is a web framework highly focused on speed and low overhead. It is inspired from Hapi and Express and as far as we know, it is one of the fastest web frameworks in town. Use Fastify can increase your throughput up to 100%.

What is Kemal?

Lightning Fast, Super Simple micro web framework written in Crystal programming language. Inspired by Sinatra.

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Rails API?
1 companies on StackShare use Rails API
What companies use Fastify?
4 companies on StackShare use Fastify
What companies use Kemal?
0 companies on StackShare use Kemal

Integrations

What tools integrate with Rails API?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails API
What tools integrate with Fastify?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Fastify
What tools integrate with Kemal?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Kemal

What are some alternatives to Rails API, Fastify, and Kemal?

  • 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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