Sails.js vs. Grape vs. Rails API

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Description

What is Sails.js?

Sails is designed to mimic the MVC pattern of frameworks like Ruby on Rails, but with support for the requirements of modern apps: data-driven APIs with scalable, service-oriented architecture.

What is Grape?

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 Rails API?

Rails::API is a subset of a normal Rails application, created for applications that don't require all functionality that a complete Rails application provides. It is a bit more lightweight, and consequently a bit faster than a normal Rails application. The main example for its usage is in API applications only, where you usually don't need the entire Rails middleware stack nor template generation.

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    Cons

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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use Sails.js?
    34 companies on StackShare use Sails.js
    What companies use Grape?
    11 companies on StackShare use Grape
    What companies use Rails API?
    1 companies on StackShare use Rails API

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Sails.js?
    9 tools on StackShare integrate with Sails.js
    What tools integrate with Grape?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Grape
    What tools integrate with Rails API?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails API

    What are some alternatives to Sails.js, Grape, and Rails API?

    • ExpressJS - Sinatra inspired web development framework for node.js -- insanely fast, flexible, and simple
    • Flask - a microframework for Python based on Werkzeug, Jinja 2 and good intentions.
    • Django REST framework - Web APIs for Django
    • Sinatra - Classy web-development dressed in a DSL

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