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What is Rails API?

Rails::API is a subset of a normal Rails application, created for applications that don't require all functionality that a complete Rails application provides. It is a bit more lightweight, and consequently a bit faster than a normal Rails application. The main example for its usage is in API applications only, where you usually don't need the entire Rails middleware stack nor template generation.

What is Pencil?

A web application microframework for Rust

What is Leptus?

Leptus simplifies creating RESTful APIs in Erlang.

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What tools integrate with Rails API?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails API
What tools integrate with Pencil?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pencil
What tools integrate with Leptus?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Leptus

What are some alternatives to Rails API, Pencil, and Leptus?

  • 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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