Flask vs Grape: What are the differences?
Flask: a microframework for Python based on Werkzeug, Jinja 2 and good intentions. Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind; Grape: An opinionated micro-framework for creating REST-like APIs in Ruby. Grape is a REST-like API micro-framework for Ruby. It's designed to run on Rack or complement existing web application frameworks such as Rails and Sinatra by providing a simple DSL to easily develop RESTful APIs. It has built-in support for common conventions, including multiple formats, subdomain/prefix restriction, content negotiation, versioning and much more.
Flask and Grape belong to "Microframeworks (Backend)" category of the tech stack.
"Lightweight" is the top reason why over 261 developers like Flask, while over 3 developers mention "Well documented" as the leading cause for choosing Grape.
Flask and Grape are both open source tools. It seems that Flask with 45.2K GitHub stars and 12.7K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Grape with 8.87K GitHub stars and 1.09K GitHub forks.
Netflix, reddit, and Lyft are some of the popular companies that use Flask, whereas Grape is used by DivShot, TaxJar, and Master Of Code Global. Flask has a broader approval, being mentioned in 511 company stacks & 531 developers stacks; compared to Grape, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.
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