hapi vs Restify: What are the differences?
hapi: Server Framework for Node.js. hapi is a simple to use configuration-centric framework with built-in support for input validation, caching, authentication, and other essential facilities for building web applications and services; Restify: node.js REST framework specifically meant for web service APIs. A Node.js web service framework optimized for building semantically correct RESTful web services ready for production use at scale. it optimizes for introspection and performance.
hapi and Restify can be categorized as "Microframeworks (Backend)" tools.
hapi and Restify are both open source tools. It seems that hapi with 11.3K GitHub stars and 1.16K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Restify with 9.31K GitHub stars and 957 GitHub forks.