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.
Trails is a tool in the Microframeworks (Backend) category of a tech stack.
Trails is an open source tool with 1.7K GitHub stars and 72 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Trails's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Trails?
12 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Trails.
Node.js, React, PostgreSQL, ES6, and Webpack are some of the popular tools that integrate with Trails. Here's a list of all 17 tools that integrate with Trails.
Pros of Trails
Easy setup and usage
All that you need, without what you don’t
- Modern & concise
- Hyper-modular & un-opinionated
- Community Driven
Trails Alternatives & Comparisons
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