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Sails.js vs Trails: What are the differences?

Sails.js: Realtime MVC Framework for Node.js. Sails is designed to mimic the MVC pattern of frameworks like Ruby on Rails, but with support for the requirements of modern apps: data-driven APIs with scalable, service-oriented architecture; Trails: Modern Web Application Framework for Node.js. Trails is a modern, community-driven web application framework for node.js. It builds on the pedigree of Rails and Grails to accelerate development by adhering to a straightforward, convention-based, API-driven design philosophy.

Sails.js and Trails belong to "Microframeworks (Backend)" category of the tech stack.

"Data-driven apis " is the top reason why over 41 developers like Sails.js, while over 7 developers mention "Easy setup and usage" as the leading cause for choosing Trails.

Sails.js and Trails are both open source tools. It seems that Sails.js with 20.7K GitHub stars and 1.85K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Trails with 1.72K GitHub stars and 75 GitHub forks.

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Pros of Sails.js
Pros of Trails
  • 48
    Data-driven apis
  • 46
    Waterline ORM
  • 36
    Mvc
  • 32
    Easy rest
  • 24
    Real-time
  • 20
    Open source
  • 19
    Service-oriented architecture
  • 18
    Scalable
  • 10
    Convension over configuration
  • 9
    Node machines and machinepacks
  • 9
    Rails-like asset pipeline
  • 7
    Easy route/controller generation
  • 6
    Ruby on Rails basic stuff for JS devs
  • 3
    CLI for scaffolding project pieces
  • 3
    WebSocket support
  • 1
    Supportive community
  • 8
    Easy setup and usage
  • 7
    ES2015
  • 6
    Extensible
  • 6
    Modular
  • 6
    Open-source
  • 5
    Fast
  • 5
    Lightweight
  • 4
    Scalable
  • 2
    All that you need, without what you don’t
  • 1
    ES6/ES7

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Cons of Sails.js
Cons of Trails
  • 5
    Waterline ORM
  • 4
    Defaults to VueJS
  • 0
    Standard MVC
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    What is Sails.js?

    Sails is designed to mimic the MVC pattern of frameworks like Ruby on Rails, but with support for the requirements of modern apps: data-driven APIs with scalable, service-oriented architecture.

    What is Trails?

    Trails is a modern, community-driven web application framework for node.js. It builds on the pedigree of Rails and Grails to accelerate development by adhering to a straightforward, convention-based, API-driven design philosophy.

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    What are some alternatives to Sails.js and Trails?
    Django
    Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
    ExpressJS
    Express is a minimal and flexible node.js web application framework, providing a robust set of features for building single and multi-page, and hybrid web applications.
    Flask
    Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.
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    It is a powerful and flexible toolkit that makes it easy to build Web APIs.
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