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What is Iron? Extensible web framework for Rust. 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 Rocket? Web Framework for Rust. Rocket is a web framework for Rust that makes it simple to write fast web applications without sacrificing flexibility or type safety. All with minimal code.

Iron and Rocket are primarily classified as "Microframeworks (Backend)" and "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools respectively.

Iron and Rocket are both open source tools. Rocket with 7.29K GitHub stars and 489 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Iron with 5.41K GitHub stars and 380 GitHub forks.

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      Uses all the rust features extensively
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      Easy to use
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      Inbuilt templating feature
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      Django analog in rust
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      Provides nice abstractions

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    Cons of Iron
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        Only runs in nightly

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      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 Rocket?

      Rocket is a web framework for Rust that makes it simple to write fast web applications without sacrificing flexibility or type safety. All with minimal code.

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