Flask vs. Javalin vs. Pencil



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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 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.

What is Pencil?

A web application microframework for Rust

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Javalin?
Why do you like Javalin?

Why do developers choose Pencil?
Why do you like Pencil?

Cons

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

What are the cons of using Javalin?
No Cons submitted yet for Javalin
Downsides of Javalin?

What are the cons of using Pencil?
No Cons submitted yet for Pencil
Downsides of Pencil?

Companies

What companies use Flask?
580 companies on StackShare use Flask
What companies use Javalin?
0 companies on StackShare use Javalin
What companies use Pencil?
0 companies on StackShare use Pencil

Integrations

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 tools integrate with Pencil?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pencil

What are some alternatives to Flask, Javalin, and Pencil?

  • 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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