Lumen vs Sails.js: What are the differences?
Developers describe Lumen as "The stunningly fast PHP micro-framework by Laravel". 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. On the other hand, Sails.js is detailed as "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.
Lumen and Sails.js belong to "Microframeworks (Backend)" category of the tech stack.
"API" is the top reason why over 16 developers like Lumen, while over 41 developers mention "Data-driven apis " as the leading cause for choosing Sails.js.
Lumen and Sails.js are both open source tools. Sails.js with 20.7K GitHub stars and 1.85K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Lumen with 6.31K GitHub stars and 836 GitHub forks.
Geocodio, Next, and Index.co are some of the popular companies that use Lumen, whereas Sails.js is used by TestLegends, HYPH, and Giguana. Lumen has a broader approval, being mentioned in 34 company stacks & 25 developers stacks; compared to Sails.js, which is listed in 32 company stacks and 13 developer stacks.
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I'm about to start a new project to build a REST API, and I got to this point: Yii2 Vs Lumen Vs Slim, I used Yii 1.1 a while a go and it was awesome, really easy to work with, as a developer you don't have to worry about almost anything, just setup the framework, get your php extensions, and start coding your app.
But, I was told about performance and someone recomended Lumen or Slim to work with a micro framework and a less bloated framework, what worries me is the lack of advantages that Yii2 offers, ACF and RBAC as a native tool on the framework, gii, the model validations and all the security props already in it.
Is it worth it? Is the performance so great on those frameworks to leave aside the advantages of a framework like Yii2?
How do you suggest to make the test to prove wich one is better?
PHP Lumen Yii Slim
First our BE was pure PHP, then it evolved to Laravel and now we are on Lumen. Superb.