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Fastify vs Restify: What are the differences?

Fastify: Fast and low overhead web framework, for Node.js. 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%; Restify: node.js REST framework specifically meant for web service APIs. A Node.js web service framework optimized for building semantically correct RESTful web services ready for production use at scale. it optimizes for introspection and performance.

Fastify and Restify can be categorized as "Microframeworks (Backend)" tools.

Fastify and Restify are both open source tools. Fastify with 11.2K GitHub stars and 690 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Restify with 9.31K GitHub stars and 957 GitHub forks.

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Pros of Fastify
Pros of Restify
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    Performance
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    Easy to use
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    Lightweight
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    Middleware
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    Open source
  • 5
    Highly customizable
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    Built-in Typescript support
  • 4
    Decorators
  • 3
    Plugins
  • 3
    Mature
  • 3
    Schema based
  • 3
    Developer friendly
  • 2
    Low overhead
  • 1
    Semantically REST correctness

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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 Restify?

A Node.js web service framework optimized for building semantically correct RESTful web services ready for production use at scale. it optimizes for introspection and performance.

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What are some alternatives to Fastify and Restify?
Koa
Koa aims to be a smaller, more expressive, and more robust foundation for web applications and APIs. Through leveraging generators Koa allows you to ditch callbacks and greatly increase error-handling. Koa does not bundle any middleware.
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.
Go
Go is expressive, concise, clean, and efficient. Its concurrency mechanisms make it easy to write programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines, while its novel type system enables flexible and modular program construction. Go compiles quickly to machine code yet has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. It's a fast, statically typed, compiled language that feels like a dynamically typed, interpreted language.
ExpressJS
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.
NestJS
Nest is a framework for building efficient, scalable Node.js server-side applications. It uses progressive JavaScript, is built with TypeScript (preserves compatibility with pure JavaScript) and combines elements of OOP (Object Oriented Programming), FP (Functional Programming), and FRP (Functional Reactive Programming). Under the hood, Nest makes use of Express, but also, provides compatibility with a wide range of other libraries, like e.g. Fastify, allowing for easy use of the myriad third-party plugins which are available.
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