Koa vs. FeathersJS vs. Rails API

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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 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.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Koa?
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    What are the cons of using FeathersJS?
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    What are the cons of using Rails API?
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    Pricing

    How much does Koa cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use Koa?
    34 companies on StackShare use Koa
    What companies use FeathersJS?
    18 companies on StackShare use FeathersJS
    What companies use Rails API?
    1 companies on StackShare use Rails API

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Koa?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Koa
    What tools integrate with FeathersJS?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with FeathersJS
    What tools integrate with Rails API?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails API

    What are some alternatives to Koa, FeathersJS, and Rails API?

    • 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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