Django vs Sails.js: What are the differences?
What is Django? The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines. Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
What is 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.
Django belongs to "Frameworks (Full Stack)" category of the tech stack, while Sails.js can be primarily classified under "Microframeworks (Backend)".
"Rapid development" is the top reason why over 491 developers like Django, while over 41 developers mention "Data-driven apis " as the leading cause for choosing Sails.js.
Django and Sails.js are both open source tools. Django with 42.3K GitHub stars and 18.2K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Sails.js with 20.6K GitHub stars and 1.85K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Django has a broader approval, being mentioned in 979 company stacks & 882 developers stacks; compared to Sails.js, which is listed in 32 company stacks and 12 developer stacks.
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