Lumen vs Sinatra: What are the differences?
What is Lumen? 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.
What is Sinatra? Classy web-development dressed in a DSL. Sinatra is a DSL for quickly creating web applications in Ruby with minimal effort.
Lumen and Sinatra can be categorized as "Microframeworks (Backend)" tools.
"API" is the top reason why over 16 developers like Lumen, while over 63 developers mention "Lightweight" as the leading cause for choosing Sinatra.
Lumen and Sinatra are both open source tools. It seems that Sinatra with 10.6K GitHub stars and 1.89K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Lumen with 6.29K GitHub stars and 833 GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Sinatra has a broader approval, being mentioned in 92 company stacks & 33 developers stacks; compared to Lumen, which is listed in 24 company stacks and 24 developer stacks.
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