Flask vs. Guzzle vs. Rails API

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Description

What is Flask?

Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.

What is Guzzle?

Guzzle is a PHP HTTP client that makes it easy to send HTTP requests and trivial to integrate with web services.

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

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    What are the cons of using Guzzle?
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    What are the cons of using Rails API?
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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use Flask?
    418 companies on StackShare use Flask
    What companies use Guzzle?
    8 companies on StackShare use Guzzle
    What companies use Rails API?
    1 companies on StackShare use Rails API

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Flask?
    7 tools on StackShare integrate with Flask
    What tools integrate with Guzzle?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Guzzle
    What tools integrate with Rails API?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails API

    What are some alternatives to Flask, Guzzle, and Rails API?

    • ExpressJS - Sinatra inspired web development framework for node.js -- insanely fast, flexible, and simple
    • Django REST framework - Web APIs for Django
    • Sinatra - Classy web-development dressed in a DSL
    • hapi - Server Framework for Node.js

    See all alternatives to Flask

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