Lumen vs. Iron vs. Trails



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Description

What is Lumen?

Laravel Lumen is a stunningly fast PHP micro-framework for building web applications with expressive, elegant syntax. We believe development must be an enjoyable, creative experience to be truly fulfilling. Lumen attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as routing, database abstraction, queueing, and caching.

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 Trails?

Trails is a modern, community-driven web application framework for node.js. It builds on the pedigree of Rails and Grails to accelerate development by adhering to a straightforward, convention-based, API-driven design philosophy.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Iron?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Lumen?
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What are the cons of using Trails?
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Companies

What companies use Lumen?
37 companies on StackShare use Lumen
What companies use Iron?
10 companies on StackShare use Iron
What companies use Trails?
2 companies on StackShare use Trails

Integrations

What tools integrate with Lumen?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Lumen
What tools integrate with Iron?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Iron
What tools integrate with Trails?
15 tools on StackShare integrate with Trails

What are some alternatives to Lumen, Iron, and Trails?

  • 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

See all alternatives to Lumen

Latest News

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