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Sails.js vs Trails: What are the differences?

Sails.js: 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; Trails: Modern Web Application Framework for Node.js. 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.

Sails.js and Trails belong to "Microframeworks (Backend)" category of the tech stack.

"Data-driven apis " is the top reason why over 41 developers like Sails.js, while over 7 developers mention "Easy setup and usage" as the leading cause for choosing Trails.

Sails.js and Trails are both open source tools. It seems that Sails.js with 20.7K GitHub stars and 1.85K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Trails with 1.72K GitHub stars and 75 GitHub forks.

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.
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    What are some alternatives to Sails.js and Trails?
    ExpressJS
    Express is a minimal and flexible node.js web application framework, providing a robust set of features for building single and multi-page, and hybrid web applications.
    Flask
    Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.
    Django REST framework
    It is a powerful and flexible toolkit that makes it easy to build Web APIs.
    Sinatra
    Sinatra is a DSL for quickly creating web applications in Ruby with minimal effort.
    hapi
    hapi is a simple to use configuration-centric framework with built-in support for input validation, caching, authentication, and other essential facilities for building web applications and services.
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    CEO at Langa
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    The number one thing I like about Trails is that it does not force me to use any particular web server or database layer. I can choose the web server (hapi, express, etc), ORM layer (bookshelf, sequelize, waterline) and everything works with a common configuration.

    How developers use Sails.js and Trails
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    Cotalented uses Sails.jsSails.js

    Sails serves the API backend

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