Next.js vs Sails.js: What are the differences?
Next.js belongs to "Frameworks (Full Stack)" category of the tech stack, while Sails.js can be primarily classified under "Microframeworks (Backend)".
"Automatic server rendering and code splitting" is the top reason why over 9 developers like Next.js, while over 41 developers mention "Data-driven apis " as the leading cause for choosing Sails.js.
Next.js and Sails.js are both open source tools. It seems that Next.js with 38.2K GitHub stars and 4.6K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Sails.js with 20.6K GitHub stars and 1.85K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Next.js has a broader approval, being mentioned in 79 company stacks & 66 developers stacks; compared to Sails.js, which is listed in 32 company stacks and 12 developer stacks.