Slim vs. Koa vs. Trails

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Description

What is Slim?

Slim is easy to use for both beginners and professionals. Slim favors cleanliness over terseness and common cases over edge cases. Its interface is simple, intuitive, and extensively documented — both online and in the code itself.

What is Koa?

Koa aims to be a smaller, more expressive, and more robust foundation for web applications and APIs. Through leveraging generators Koa allows you to ditch callbacks and greatly increase error-handling. Koa does not bundle any middleware.

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.

Pros

Why do developers choose Slim?
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Why do developers choose Koa?
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Why do developers choose Trails?
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Cons

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

What companies use Slim?
27 companies on StackShare use Slim
What companies use Koa?
34 companies on StackShare use Koa
What companies use Trails?
2 companies on StackShare use Trails

Integrations

What tools integrate with Slim?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Slim
What tools integrate with Koa?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Koa
What tools integrate with Trails?
15 tools on StackShare integrate with Trails

What are some alternatives to Slim, Koa, and Trails?

  • 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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