Grape vs hapi: What are the differences?
What is Grape? An opinionated micro-framework for creating REST-like APIs in Ruby. Grape is a REST-like API micro-framework for Ruby. It's designed to run on Rack or complement existing web application frameworks such as Rails and Sinatra by providing a simple DSL to easily develop RESTful APIs. It has built-in support for common conventions, including multiple formats, subdomain/prefix restriction, content negotiation, versioning and much more.
What is hapi? Server Framework for Node.js. hapi is a simple to use configuration-centric framework with built-in support for input validation, caching, authentication, and other essential facilities for building web applications and services.
Grape and hapi can be categorized as "Microframeworks (Backend)" tools.
"Well documented" is the top reason why over 3 developers like Grape, while over 23 developers mention "Makes me Hapi making REST APIs" as the leading cause for choosing hapi.
Grape and hapi are both open source tools. It seems that hapi with 11.3K GitHub stars and 1.16K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Grape with 8.87K GitHub stars and 1.09K GitHub forks.
Hazeorid, Kanteron Systems, and Slickage Studios are some of the popular companies that use hapi, whereas Grape is used by DivShot, TaxJar, and Master Of Code Global. hapi has a broader approval, being mentioned in 58 company stacks & 34 developers stacks; compared to Grape, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.
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Serves static content. Was added to make it more easy to transition to serverside view templating and API.