Sails.js vs. Lumen vs. Javalin



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Description

What is Sails.js?

Sails is designed to mimic the MVC pattern of frameworks like Ruby on Rails, but with support for the requirements of modern apps: data-driven APIs with scalable, service-oriented architecture.

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 Javalin?

Javalin started as a fork of the Spark framework but quickly turned into a ground-up rewrite influenced by express.js. Both of these web frameworks are inspired by the modern micro web framework grandfather: Sinatra, so if you’re coming from Ruby then Javalin shouldn’t feel too unfamiliar.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Sails.js?
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Why do developers choose Lumen?
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Why do developers choose Javalin?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Sails.js?
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What are the cons of using Javalin?
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Companies

What companies use Sails.js?
47 companies on StackShare use Sails.js
What companies use Lumen?
37 companies on StackShare use Lumen
What companies use Javalin?
0 companies on StackShare use Javalin

Integrations

What tools integrate with Sails.js?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Sails.js
What tools integrate with Lumen?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Lumen
What tools integrate with Javalin?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Javalin

What are some alternatives to Sails.js, Lumen, and Javalin?

  • 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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