Django REST framework vs Sails.js: What are the differences?
Developers describe Django REST framework as "Web APIs for Django". Django REST framework is a powerful and flexible toolkit that makes it easy to build Web APIs. 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.
Django REST framework and Sails.js belong to "Microframeworks (Backend)" category of the tech stack.
"Browsable api" is the primary reason why developers consider Django REST framework over the competitors, whereas "Data-driven apis " was stated as the key factor in picking Sails.js.
Django REST framework and Sails.js are both open source tools. Sails.js with 20.6K GitHub stars and 1.85K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Django REST framework with 14.5K GitHub stars and 4.29K GitHub forks.
AX Semantics, Crowdkeep, and Shippo are some of the popular companies that use Django REST framework, whereas Sails.js is used by TestLegends, HYPH, and Giguana. Django REST framework has a broader approval, being mentioned in 159 company stacks & 77 developers stacks; compared to Sails.js, which is listed in 32 company stacks and 12 developer stacks.
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