Flask vs Next.js: What are the differences?
What is Flask? a microframework for Python based on Werkzeug, Jinja 2 and good intentions. Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.
Flask and Next.js are primarily classified as "Microframeworks (Backend)" and "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools respectively.
"Lightweight" is the top reason why over 261 developers like Flask, while over 9 developers mention "Automatic server rendering and code splitting" as the leading cause for choosing Next.js.
Flask and Next.js are both open source tools. Flask with 45.2K GitHub stars and 12.7K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Next.js with 38.7K GitHub stars and 4.69K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Flask has a broader approval, being mentioned in 511 company stacks & 532 developers stacks; compared to Next.js, which is listed in 82 company stacks and 69 developer stacks.