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Hug vs Pencil: What are the differences?

Developers describe Hug as "New Python REST API and CLI micro-framework". Hug aims to make developing Python driven APIs as simple as possible, but no simpler. As a result, it drastically simplifies Python API development. On the other hand, Pencil is detailed as "A Microframework Inspired by Flask for Rust". A web application microframework for Rust.

Hug and Pencil can be primarily classified as "Microframeworks (Backend)" tools.

Hug and Pencil are both open source tools. It seems that Hug with 5.8K GitHub stars and 344 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Pencil with 871 GitHub stars and 43 GitHub forks.

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    What is Hug?

    Hug aims to make developing Python driven APIs as simple as possible, but no simpler. As a result, it drastically simplifies Python API development.

    What is Pencil?

    A web application microframework for Rust

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