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KeystoneJS vs Sails.js: What are the differences?

KeystoneJS: Node.js CMS and web application platform built on Express and MongoDB. Keystone is the easiest way to build database-driven websites, applications and APIs in Node.js; Sails.js: Realtime MVC Framework for Node.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.

KeystoneJS can be classified as a tool in the "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" category, while Sails.js is grouped under "Microframeworks (Backend)".

"Out-of-box tools and basic services" is the top reason why over 4 developers like KeystoneJS, while over 41 developers mention "Data-driven apis " as the leading cause for choosing Sails.js.

KeystoneJS and Sails.js are both open source tools. It seems that Sails.js with 20.7K GitHub stars and 1.85K forks on GitHub has more adoption than KeystoneJS with 14.7K GitHub stars and 2.37K GitHub forks.

Redox Engine, HYPH, and LapNghiep are some of the popular companies that use Sails.js, whereas KeystoneJS is used by ProfeBot, Mockuuups, and University of Europe Laureate Digital. Sails.js has a broader approval, being mentioned in 47 company stacks & 150 developers stacks; compared to KeystoneJS, which is listed in 12 company stacks and 20 developer stacks.

What is KeystoneJS?

Keystone is the easiest way to build database-driven websites, applications and APIs in Node.js.

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.
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    What are some alternatives to KeystoneJS and Sails.js?
    Strapi
    It is an open source Node.js Headless CMS to easily build customisable APIs. It lets you manage your content and distribute it anywhere. It allows you to securely and privately serve your database of choice from your hosting and server of choice.
    WordPress
    The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
    Drupal
    Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.
    Joomla!
    Joomla is a simple and powerful web server application and it requires a server with PHP and either MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SQL Server to run it.
    Adobe Experience Manager
    It is a Web Content Management System that allows companies to manage their web content (Web pages, digital assets, forms, etc) and also create digital experiences with this content on any platform web, mobile or IoT.
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