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Phoenix Framework vs Vapor: 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; Vapor: A type-safe web framework for Swift. Vapor is the first true web framework for Swift. It provides a beautifully expressive foundation for your app without tying you to any single server implementation.

Phoenix Framework and Vapor belong to "Frameworks (Full Stack)" category of the tech stack.

"High performance" is the primary reason why developers consider Phoenix Framework over the competitors, whereas "Fast" was stated as the key factor in picking Vapor.

Phoenix Framework and Vapor are both open source tools. It seems that Vapor with 16.8K GitHub stars and 997 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Phoenix Framework with 14K GitHub stars and 1.76K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Phoenix Framework has a broader approval, being mentioned in 73 company stacks & 46 developers stacks; compared to Vapor, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

Decisions about Phoenix Framework and Vapor

#rust #elixir So am creating a messenger with voice call capabilities app which the user signs up using phone number and so at first i wanted to use Actix so i learned Rust so i thought to myself because well its first i felt its a bit immature to use actix web even though some companies are using Rust but we cant really say the full potential of Rust in a full scale app for example in Discord both Elixir and Rust are used meaning there is equal need for them but for Elixir so many companies use it from Whatsapp, Wechat, etc and this means something for Rust is not ready to go full scale we cant assume all this possibilities when it come Rust. So i decided to go the Erlang way after alot of Thinking so Do you think i made the right decision?Am 19 year programmer so i assume am not experienced as you so your answer or comment would really valuable to me

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Pros of Phoenix Framework
Pros of Vapor
  • 117
    High performance
  • 75
    Super fast
  • 69
    Rapid development
  • 60
    Erlang VM
  • 60
    Open source
  • 45
    Well designed
  • 43
    Channels
  • 37
    Easily Scalable
  • 35
    Very extensible
  • 35
    Restful
  • 11
    Functional Programming
  • 9
    Great community
  • 9
    Inspired by Rails
  • 8
    Beautiful code
  • 8
    Ecto
  • 6
    Scalable
  • 6
    Fault tolerant
  • 4
    Insanely fast and easy
  • 4
    Elegant
  • 4
    Feels like working with rails framework with more power
  • 3
    LiveView feature
  • 3
    Great integration with GraphQL
  • 3
    Benevolent dictator that decides project course
  • 2
  • 2
    Front-End Agnostic
  • 2
    Built-in websocket support
  • 1
    KK
  • 1
    Functional approach
  • 12
    Fast
  • 10
    Swift
  • 9
    Type-safe
  • 5
    Great for apis
  • 5
    Readable
  • 5
    Good Abstraction
  • 5
    Asynchronous
  • 4
    Compiled to machine code
  • 3
    Maintainable

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Cons of Phoenix Framework
Cons of Vapor
  • 6
    No jobs
  • 5
    Very difficult
  • 1
    Server side swift is still in its infancy
  • 1
    Not as much support available.

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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 Vapor?

Vapor is the first true web framework for Swift. It provides a beautifully expressive foundation for your app without tying you to any single server implementation.

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