Express VS fastify

Compare Express vs fastify and see what are their differences.

Express

Fast, unopinionated, minimalist web framework for node. (by expressjs)

fastify

Fast and low overhead web framework, for Node.js (by fastify)
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Express fastify
373 74
57,005 23,051
0.9% 2.3%
8.8 9.5
6 days ago 3 days ago
JavaScript JavaScript
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Express

Posts with mentions or reviews of Express. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-18.

fastify

Posts with mentions or reviews of fastify. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-09.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Express and fastify you can also consider the following projects:

Next.js - The React Framework

Nuxt.js - The Intuitive Vue(2) Framework

AdonisJs Application

SvelteKit - The fastest way to build Svelte apps

loopback-next - LoopBack makes it easy to build modern API applications that require complex integrations.

Nest - A progressive Node.js framework for building efficient, scalable, and enterprise-grade server-side applications on top of TypeScript & JavaScript (ES6, ES7, ES8) ๐Ÿš€

Koa - Expressive middleware for node.js using ES2017 async functions

Restify - The future of Node.js REST development

Meteor JS - Meteor, the JavaScript App Platform