Grape vs. Sails.js vs. Slim



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Description

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 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 Slim?

Slim is easy to use for both beginners and professionals. Slim favors cleanliness over terseness and common cases over edge cases. Its interface is simple, intuitive, and extensively documented — both online and in the code itself.

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Why do developers choose Sails.js?
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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Grape?
14 companies on StackShare use Grape
What companies use Sails.js?
45 companies on StackShare use Sails.js
What companies use Slim?
36 companies on StackShare use Slim

Integrations

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

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

  • 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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