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What is Sails.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.

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.

What is Pencil?

A web application microframework for Rust

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Cons

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Companies

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45 companies on StackShare use Sails.js
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2 companies on StackShare use Trails
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What tools integrate with Sails.js?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Sails.js
What tools integrate with Trails?
15 tools on StackShare integrate with Trails
What tools integrate with Pencil?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pencil

What are some alternatives to Sails.js, Trails, and Pencil?

  • 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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