Flask vs. Sinatra 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 Sinatra?

Sinatra is a DSL for quickly creating web applications in Ruby with minimal effort.

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 Sinatra?
Why do you like Sinatra?

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 Sinatra?
No Cons submitted yet for Sinatra
Downsides of Sinatra?

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

Companies

What companies use Flask?
579 companies on StackShare use Flask
What companies use Sinatra?
108 companies on StackShare use Sinatra
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 Sinatra?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Sinatra
What tools integrate with Pencil?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pencil

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

  • ExpressJS - Sinatra inspired web development framework for node.js -- insanely fast, flexible, and simple
  • Django REST framework - Web APIs for Django
  • hapi - Server Framework for Node.js
  • Sails.js - Realtime MVC Framework for Node.js

See all alternatives to Flask

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