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Description

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.

What is Pencil?

A web application microframework for Rust

What is graphql-yoga?

Easiest way to run a GraphQL server: Sensible defaults & includes everything you need with minimal setup.;Includes Subscriptions: Built-in support for GraphQL subscriptions using WebSockets.;Compatible: Works with all GraphQL clients (Apollo, Relay...) and fits seamless in your GraphQL workflow.

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What are the cons of using Rails API?
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Companies

What companies use Rails API?
1 companies on StackShare use Rails API
What companies use Pencil?
0 companies on StackShare use Pencil
What companies use graphql-yoga?
0 companies on StackShare use graphql-yoga

Integrations

What tools integrate with Rails API?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails API
What tools integrate with Pencil?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pencil
What tools integrate with graphql-yoga?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with graphql-yoga

What are some alternatives to Rails API, Pencil, and graphql-yoga?

  • 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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