Trails vs. Iron vs. Pencil

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Description

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.

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

What companies use Trails?
2 companies on StackShare use Trails
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 Trails?
15 tools on StackShare integrate with Trails
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 Trails, 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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