Rails vs Sinatra: What are the differences?
Rails: Web development that doesn't hurt. Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern; Sinatra: Classy web-development dressed in a DSL. Sinatra is a DSL for quickly creating web applications in Ruby with minimal effort.
Rails and Sinatra are primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" and "Microframeworks (Backend)" tools respectively.
"Rapid development" is the top reason why over 822 developers like Rails, while over 63 developers mention "Lightweight" as the leading cause for choosing Sinatra.
Rails and Sinatra are both open source tools. It seems that Rails with 43.6K GitHub stars and 17.5K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Sinatra with 10.6K GitHub stars and 1.9K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Rails has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2322 company stacks & 798 developers stacks; compared to Sinatra, which is listed in 92 company stacks and 34 developer stacks.
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