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hapi vs Sails.js: What are the differences?

hapi: Server Framework for Node.js. hapi is a simple to use configuration-centric framework with built-in support for input validation, caching, authentication, and other essential facilities for building web applications and services; Sails.js: Realtime MVC Framework for Node.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.

hapi and Sails.js belong to "Microframeworks (Backend)" category of the tech stack.

"Makes me Hapi making REST APIs" is the primary reason why developers consider hapi over the competitors, whereas "Data-driven apis " was stated as the key factor in picking Sails.js.

hapi and Sails.js are both open source tools. Sails.js with 20.6K GitHub stars and 1.85K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than hapi with 11.2K GitHub stars and 1.16K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, hapi has a broader approval, being mentioned in 54 company stacks & 33 developers stacks; compared to Sails.js, which is listed in 32 company stacks and 12 developer stacks.

What is hapi?

hapi is a simple to use configuration-centric framework with built-in support for input validation, caching, authentication, and other essential facilities for building web applications and services.

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.
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    What are some alternatives to hapi and Sails.js?
    ExpressJS
    Express is a minimal and flexible node.js web application framework, providing a robust set of features for building single and multi-page, and hybrid web applications.
    Flask
    Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.
    Django REST framework
    It is a powerful and flexible toolkit that makes it easy to build Web APIs.
    Sinatra
    Sinatra is a DSL for quickly creating web applications in Ruby with minimal effort.
    Koa
    Koa aims to be a smaller, more expressive, and more robust foundation for web applications and APIs. Through leveraging generators Koa allows you to ditch callbacks and greatly increase error-handling. Koa does not bundle any middleware.
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    Thibault Maekelbergh uses hapihapi

    Serves static content. Was added to make it more easy to transition to serverside view templating and API.

    Avatar of Ian Kelly
    Ian Kelly uses hapihapi

    Web framework for building RESTful APIs in Javascript.

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    Cotalented uses Sails.jsSails.js

    Sails serves the API backend

    Avatar of Dave Woolfenden
    Dave Woolfenden uses hapihapi

    REST libraries usage

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