GraphQL vs. Slim Lang



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Description

What is GraphQL?

GraphQL is a data query language and runtime designed and used at Facebook to request and deliver data to mobile and web apps since 2012.

What is Slim Lang?

Slim is a template language whose goal is to reduce the view syntax to the essential parts without becoming cryptic. It started as an exercise to see how much could be removed from a standard html template (<, >, closing tags, etc...). As more people took an interest in Slim, the functionality grew and so did the flexibility of the syntax.

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Pros

Why do developers choose GraphQL?
Why do you like GraphQL?

Why do developers choose Slim Lang?
Why do you like Slim Lang?

Cons

What are the cons of using GraphQL?
No Cons submitted yet for GraphQL
Downsides of GraphQL?

What are the cons of using Slim Lang?
Downsides of Slim Lang?

Companies

What companies use GraphQL?
517 companies on StackShare use GraphQL
What companies use Slim Lang?
14 companies on StackShare use Slim Lang

Integrations

What tools integrate with GraphQL?
30 tools on StackShare integrate with GraphQL
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to GraphQL and Slim Lang?

  • Prisma - Prisma makes working with databases easy
  • Graphene - GraphQL framework for Python
  • GraphQL Ruby - Ruby implementation of GraphQL
  • PostGraphile - Instant GraphQL API for your PostgreSQL database; use standalone or as a Node.js middleware; MIT-licensed OSS

See all alternatives to GraphQL

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