Koa vs. Iron vs. Pencil

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Description

What is 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.

What is Iron?

Iron is a high level web framework built in and for Rust, built on hyper. Iron is designed to take advantage of Rust's greatest features - its excellent type system and its principled approach to ownership in both single threaded and multi threaded contexts.

What is Pencil?

A web application microframework for Rust

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Pros

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Cons

What are the cons of using Koa?
No Cons submitted yet for Koa
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What are the cons of using Iron?
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What are the cons of using Pencil?
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Companies

What companies use Koa?
34 companies on StackShare use Koa
What companies use Iron?
7 companies on StackShare use Iron
What companies use Pencil?
0 companies on StackShare use Pencil

Integrations

What tools integrate with Koa?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Koa
What tools integrate with Iron?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Iron
What tools integrate with Pencil?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pencil

What are some alternatives to Koa, Iron, and Pencil?

  • 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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