Flask vs. Koa vs. Iron



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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 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 Iron?

Iron is a high level web framework built in and for Rust, built on hyper. Iron is designed to take advantage of Rust's greatest features - its excellent type system and its principled approach to ownership in both single threaded and multi threaded contexts.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Flask?
Why do you like Flask?

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

Why do developers choose Iron?
Why do you like Iron?

Cons

What are the cons of using Flask?
No Cons submitted yet for Flask
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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 Iron?
No Cons submitted yet for Iron
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Companies

What companies use Flask?
582 companies on StackShare use Flask
What companies use Koa?
52 companies on StackShare use Koa
What companies use Iron?
10 companies on StackShare use Iron

Integrations

What tools integrate with Flask?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Flask
What tools integrate with Koa?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Koa
What tools integrate with Iron?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Iron

What are some alternatives to Flask, Koa, and Iron?

  • 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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