Flask vs Apache Tomcat: What are the differences?
What is 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.
What is Apache Tomcat? An open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies. Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.
Flask and Apache Tomcat are primarily classified as "Microframeworks (Backend)" and "Web Servers" tools respectively.
"Lightweight" is the top reason why over 261 developers like Flask, while over 76 developers mention "Easy" as the leading cause for choosing Apache Tomcat.
Flask and Apache Tomcat are both open source tools. It seems that Flask with 45.2K GitHub stars and 12.7K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Apache Tomcat with 3.51K GitHub stars and 2.4K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Flask has a broader approval, being mentioned in 511 company stacks & 532 developers stacks; compared to Apache Tomcat, which is listed in 566 company stacks and 432 developer stacks.
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