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FeathersJS vs NestJS: What are the differences?

What is FeathersJS? Real-time, micro-service web framework for NodeJS. 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 NestJS? A progressive Node.js framework for building efficient and scalable server-side applications by @kammysliwiec. 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..

FeathersJS can be classified as a tool in the "Microframeworks (Backend)" category, while NestJS is grouped under "Frameworks (Full Stack)".

"Datastore Agnostic" is the primary reason why developers consider FeathersJS over the competitors, whereas "Powerful but super friendly to work with" was stated as the key factor in picking NestJS.

FeathersJS and NestJS are both open source tools. NestJS with 18.3K GitHub stars and 1.31K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than FeathersJS with 11.2K GitHub stars and 484 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, NestJS has a broader approval, being mentioned in 19 company stacks & 70 developers stacks; compared to FeathersJS, which is listed in 26 company stacks and 52 developer stacks.

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 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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      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.
      Meteor
      A Meteor application is a mix of JavaScript that runs inside a client web browser, JavaScript that runs on the Meteor server inside a Node.js container, and all the supporting HTML fragments, CSS rules, and static assets.
      LoopBack
      A highly-extensible, open-source Node.js framework that enables you to create dynamic end-to-end REST APIs with little or no coding. Connect to multiple data sources, write business logic in Node.js, glue on top of your existing services and data, connect using JS, iOS & Android SDKs.
      AdonisJS
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      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.
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      GitHub
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      nginx
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      ESLint
      AVA
      AVA
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      Semantic UI React
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      Redux
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      React
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      PostgreSQL
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      ExpressJS
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      Node.js
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      FeathersJS
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      Heroku
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      Amazon EC2
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      Kubernetes
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      Jenkins
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      Docker Compose
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      Docker
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      Recently I have been working on an open source stack to help people consolidate their personal health data in a single database so that AI and analytics apps can be run against it to find personalized treatments. We chose to go with a #containerized approach leveraging Docker #containers with a local development environment setup with Docker Compose and nginx for container routing. For the production environment we chose to pull code from GitHub and build/push images using Jenkins and using Kubernetes to deploy to Amazon EC2.

      We also implemented a dashboard app to handle user authentication/authorization, as well as a custom SSO server that runs on Heroku which allows experts to easily visit more than one instance without having to login repeatedly. The #Backend was implemented using my favorite #Stack which consists of FeathersJS on top of Node.js and ExpressJS with PostgreSQL as the main database. The #Frontend was implemented using React, Redux.js, Semantic UI React and the FeathersJS client. Though testing was light on this project, we chose to use AVA as well as ESLint to keep the codebase clean and consistent.

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      Feathers runs our API and our licensing server.

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      All the REST API is written in NestJS

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