Sails.js vs. Koa vs. FeathersJS



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Description

What is Sails.js?

Sails is designed to mimic the MVC pattern of frameworks like Ruby on Rails, but with support for the requirements of modern apps: data-driven APIs with scalable, service-oriented architecture.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Sails.js?
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Why do developers choose Koa?
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Why do developers choose FeathersJS?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Sails.js?
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What are the cons of using Koa?
No Cons submitted yet for Koa
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What are the cons of using FeathersJS?
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Companies

What companies use Sails.js?
47 companies on StackShare use Sails.js
What companies use Koa?
52 companies on StackShare use Koa
What companies use FeathersJS?
25 companies on StackShare use FeathersJS

Integrations

What tools integrate with Sails.js?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Sails.js
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 are some alternatives to Sails.js, Koa, and FeathersJS?

  • 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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