Flask vs Spring: 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.
What is Spring? Provides a comprehensive programming and configuration model for modern Java-based enterprise applications. A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.
Flask and Spring are primarily classified as "Microframeworks (Backend)" and "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools respectively.
"Lightweight", "Python" and "Minimal" are the key factors why developers consider Flask; whereas "Java", "Open source" and "Great community" are the primary reasons why Spring is favored.
Flask and Spring are both open source tools. Flask with 45.2K GitHub stars and 12.7K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Spring with 30.6K GitHub stars and 19.6K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Flask has a broader approval, being mentioned in 511 company stacks & 531 developers stacks; compared to Spring, which is listed in 319 company stacks and 184 developer stacks.
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