ExpressJS vs TypeORM: What are the differences?
ExpressJS and TypeORM can be categorized as "Microframeworks (Backend)" tools.
Some of the features offered by ExpressJS are:
- Robust routing
- HTTP helpers (redirection, caching, etc)
- View system supporting 14+ template engines
On the other hand, TypeORM provides the following key features:
- automatically create the database table schemes based on your models
- transparently insert / update / delete to the database your objects
ExpressJS and TypeORM are both open source tools. ExpressJS with 45K GitHub stars and 7.55K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than TypeORM with 14.4K GitHub stars and 1.85K GitHub forks.
Twitter, Intuit, and OpenGov are some of the popular companies that use ExpressJS, whereas TypeORM is used by Sofit Software, Yieldify, and Certain Lending. ExpressJS has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1202 company stacks & 4118 developers stacks; compared to TypeORM, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 22 developer stacks.
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