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Phoenix Framework vs Rocket: What are the differences?

Phoenix Framework: Most web frameworks make you choose between speed and a productive environment. Phoenix gives you both. Phoenix is a framework for building HTML5 apps, API backends and distributed systems. Written in Elixir, you get beautiful syntax, productive tooling and a fast runtime; Rocket: Web Framework for Rust. Rocket is a web framework for Rust that makes it simple to write fast web applications without sacrificing flexibility or type safety. All with minimal code.

Phoenix Framework and Rocket can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

"High performance" is the top reason why over 100 developers like Phoenix Framework, while over 2 developers mention "Uses all the rust features extensively" as the leading cause for choosing Rocket.

Phoenix Framework and Rocket are both open source tools. It seems that Phoenix Framework with 13.9K GitHub stars and 1.75K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Rocket with 7.29K GitHub stars and 489 GitHub forks.

Pros of Phoenix Framework
Pros of Rocket
  • 113
    High performance
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    Super fast
  • 69
    Rapid development
  • 60
    Open source
  • 60
    Erlang VM
  • 46
    Well designed
  • 43
    Channels
  • 37
    Easily Scalable
  • 35
    Restful
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    Very extensible
  • 11
    Functional Programming
  • 9
    Great community
  • 9
    Inspired by Rails
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    Beautiful code
  • 8
    Ecto
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    Scalable
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    Fault tolerant
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    Insanely fast and easy
  • 4
    Elegant
  • 4
    Feels like working with rails framework with more power
  • 3
    LiveView feature
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    Great integration with GraphQL
  • 3
    Benevolent dictator that decides project course
  • 2
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    Front-End Agnostic
  • 2
    Built-in websocket support
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    KK
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    Functional approach
  • 4
    Uses all the rust features extensively
  • 3
    Easy to use
  • 1
    Django analog in rust
  • 1
    Provides nice abstractions

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Cons of Phoenix Framework
Cons of Rocket
  • 6
    No jobs
  • 5
    Very difficult
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    What is Phoenix Framework?

    Phoenix is a framework for building HTML5 apps, API backends and distributed systems. Written in Elixir, you get beautiful syntax, productive tooling and a fast runtime.

    What is Rocket?

    Rocket is a web framework for Rust that makes it simple to write fast web applications without sacrificing flexibility or type safety. All with minimal code.

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