Sails.js Alternatives

    Sails.js is described as 'make it easy to build custom, enterprise-grade Node.js apps. It 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' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Sails.js for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is ExpressJS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sails.js are Meteor (Free, Open Source), Polymer (Free, Open Source), Zepto.js (Free, Open Source) and ember.js (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 30, 2021

    1. Ractive.js is a template-driven UI library that transforms your templates, styles and logic into blueprints for highly interactive apps. Ractive.js works for you, not the other way around. You do not need to learn new terminologies, concepts, and methodologies.
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    2. A rich framework for building web applications and services. hapi is a simple to use configuration-centric framework with built-in support for input validation, caching, authentication, and other essential facilities.
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      The Harp Platform is the easiest way for anyone to create an exceptional website. Landing Pages, galleries, blogs, e-commerce, domains, hosting, analytics, 24/7 support - all included.
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      The static web server with built-in preprocessing.
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      A non-opinionated, totally customizable JavaScript framework designed for writing programs that scale across any platform.

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      Official website unavailable and project archived at GitHub. See https://github.com/crcn/mojo.js

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    3. Chaplin is an architecture for JavaScript applications using the Backbone.js library. Chaplin addresses Backbone’s limitations by providing a lightweight and flexible structure that features well-proven design patterns and best practices.
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      Enyo is a JavaScript app framework enabling developers build native-quality HTML5 apps that run everywhere — from phones and tablets to PCs and TVs.
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    4. Small & fast DOM and event library for modern browsers. Having the same familiar API as jQuery (but without the extra "weight" of modules like $.ajax, $.animate, and $.Deferred), it works great stand-alone or paired up with e.g. Backbone.
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      SocketStream is a fast, modular Node.js web framework dedicated to building realtime single-page apps
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    5. Agility.js is an MVC library for Javascript that lets you write maintainable and reusable browser code without the verbose or infrastructural overhead found in other MVC libraries.

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      The project isn't being developed anymore. Latest commit is from 1 Jun 2013.

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