Grape vs Lumen: What are the differences?
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; Lumen: The stunningly fast PHP micro-framework by Laravel. Laravel Lumen is a stunningly fast PHP micro-framework for building web applications with expressive, elegant syntax. We believe development must be an enjoyable, creative experience to be truly fulfilling. Lumen attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as routing, database abstraction, queueing, and caching.
Grape and Lumen can be categorized as "Microframeworks (Backend)" tools.
"Well documented" is the top reason why over 3 developers like Grape, while over 16 developers mention "API" as the leading cause for choosing Lumen.
Grape and Lumen are both open source tools. Grape with 8.87K GitHub stars and 1.09K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Lumen with 6.31K GitHub stars and 836 GitHub forks.
Geocodio, Next, and Index.co are some of the popular companies that use Lumen, whereas Grape is used by DivShot, TaxJar, and Master Of Code Global. Lumen has a broader approval, being mentioned in 34 company stacks & 25 developers stacks; compared to Grape, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.
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I'm about to start a new project to build a REST API, and I got to this point: Yii2 Vs Lumen Vs Slim, I used Yii 1.1 a while a go and it was awesome, really easy to work with, as a developer you don't have to worry about almost anything, just setup the framework, get your php extensions, and start coding your app.
But, I was told about performance and someone recomended Lumen or Slim to work with a micro framework and a less bloated framework, what worries me is the lack of advantages that Yii2 offers, ACF and RBAC as a native tool on the framework, gii, the model validations and all the security props already in it.
Is it worth it? Is the performance so great on those frameworks to leave aside the advantages of a framework like Yii2?
How do you suggest to make the test to prove wich one is better?
PHP Lumen Yii Slim
First our BE was pure PHP, then it evolved to Laravel and now we are on Lumen. Superb.