Flask vs. Javalin

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What is Flask?

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

What is Javalin?

Javalin started as a fork of the Spark framework but quickly turned into a ground-up rewrite influenced by express.js. Both of these web frameworks are inspired by the modern micro web framework grandfather: Sinatra, so if you’re coming from Ruby then Javalin shouldn’t feel too unfamiliar.
Why do developers choose Flask?
Why do you like Flask?

Why do developers choose Javalin?
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What are the cons of using Flask?
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What are the cons of using Javalin?
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What companies use Flask?
630 companies on StackShare use Flask
What companies use Javalin?
0 companies on StackShare use Javalin
What tools integrate with Flask?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Flask
What tools integrate with Javalin?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Javalin

What are some alternatives to Flask and Javalin?

  • 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

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