Iron vs. Nancy vs. Pencil

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Description

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 Nancy?

Nancy is a lightweight, low-ceremony, framework for building HTTP based services on .NET Framework/Core and Mono. The goal of the framework is to stay out of the way as much as possible and provide a super-duper-happy-path to all interactions.

What is Pencil?

A web application microframework for Rust

Pros

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Why do developers choose Nancy?
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Why do developers choose Pencil?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Iron?
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What are the cons of using Nancy?
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What are the cons of using Pencil?
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Companies

What companies use Iron?
7 companies on StackShare use Iron
What companies use Nancy?
0 companies on StackShare use Nancy
What companies use Pencil?
0 companies on StackShare use Pencil

Integrations

What tools integrate with Iron?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Iron
What tools integrate with Nancy?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Nancy
What tools integrate with Pencil?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pencil

What are some alternatives to Iron, Nancy, 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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