Koa vs. FeathersJS vs. Pencil



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Description

What is 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.

What is FeathersJS?

Feathers is a real-time, micro-service web framework for NodeJS that gives you control over your data via RESTful resources, sockets and flexible plug-ins.

What is Pencil?

A web application microframework for Rust

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Pros

Why do developers choose Koa?
Why do you like Koa?

Why do developers choose FeathersJS?
Why do you like FeathersJS?

Why do developers choose Pencil?
Why do you like Pencil?

Cons

What are the cons of using Koa?
No Cons submitted yet for Koa
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What are the cons of using FeathersJS?
No Cons submitted yet for FeathersJS
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What are the cons of using Pencil?
No Cons submitted yet for Pencil
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Companies

What companies use Koa?
52 companies on StackShare use Koa
What companies use FeathersJS?
22 companies on StackShare use FeathersJS
What companies use Pencil?
0 companies on StackShare use Pencil

Integrations

What tools integrate with Koa?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Koa
What tools integrate with FeathersJS?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with FeathersJS
What tools integrate with Pencil?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pencil

What are some alternatives to Koa, FeathersJS, 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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