feathers VS AdonisJs Framework

Compare feathers vs AdonisJs Framework and see what are their differences.


A framework for real-time applications and REST APIs with JavaScript and TypeScript (by feathersjs)

AdonisJs Framework

๐Ÿš€ The Node.js Framework highly focused on developer ergonomics, stability and confidence (by adonisjs)
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feathers AdonisJs Framework
30 12
13,823 11,885
0.8% 2.5%
8.2 8.1
3 days ago 11 days ago
TypeScript TypeScript
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of feathers. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-27.
  • What is the best node.js framework I should learn for REST APIs that I can use Vue.js with?
    3 projects | reddit.com/r/node | 27 Jan 2022
    I deeply enjoy using feathers.js (https://feathersjs.com/) with Feathers-Vuex (https://vuex.feathersjs.com/). There's a CLI tool that gets you up and running fast: https://github.com/feathersjs/cli
  • Top WebSocket libraries for Node.js in 2022
    12 projects | dev.to | 7 Jan 2022
    At the time of writing, the project has almost 14k stars on GitHub and 26k weekly downloads on npm. Feathers also includes an excellent documentation and is well known for being lightweight and easy to integrate with different databases.
    12 projects | dev.to | 7 Jan 2022
    The Feathers framework uses the Socket.IO module so that you receive and give updates in real-time. It also gives you control over your data through sockets, flexible plugins, and a RESTful API and resources.
  • ExpressJS
    5 projects | dev.to | 26 Dec 2021
    Feathers - Build prototypes in minutes,
  • Ask HN: How fast could you get a minimal working SaaS up and running?
    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 15 Dec 2021
    Its always best to work with the stack you are most familiar with. So for me that would

    1. FeathersJS for backend [1]

    2. Postgres DB

    3. Angular for front end + bootstrap

    4. Postmark for transactional email (for new signup email verification, forgot password, 2-factor login) [2]

    5. Digital Ocean for VPS

    6. Ansible for deploying everything

    7. Namecheap for domain

    8. DNS configuration done on Digital Ocean

    Typescript for both Angular and FeathersJS

    I've done this a few times and all together it would take me about 3 - 5 hours.

    [1] https://feathersjs.com/

  • Top Node.js Frameworks for Web Apps inย 2021
    11 projects | dev.to | 26 Nov 2021
    GitHub stars: 13515(github.com)
    11 projects | dev.to | 26 Nov 2021
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  • Which Node.js framework you recommend to use to build REST API?
    7 projects | reddit.com/r/node | 24 Nov 2021
    In the next version (v5, codename dove) there will be an express-transport and a koa-transport. The koa-transport was [merged earlier this year by daffl](https://github.com/feathersjs/feathers/pull/2315).
    7 projects | reddit.com/r/node | 24 Nov 2021
    Maybe feathersjs is worth to take a look. I started the migration of some internal backends to feathers, coming from plain express and dit not look back. Its a thin service based abstraction layer build on top of express. The next major release will support koa or express under the hood.
  • Un-official Github Action for Deployment to Railway
    5 projects | dev.to | 19 Nov 2021
    This project uses Feathers. An open source web framework for building modern real-time applications.

AdonisJs Framework

Posts with mentions or reviews of AdonisJs Framework. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-02.
  • 10 Best Node.js Framework in 2021
    12 projects | dev.to | 2 Dec 2021
    Adonis.js: Web framework for Node.js Github Popularity: 11.5K Stars
  • Everything you need to know about AdonisJs
    3 projects | dev.to | 12 Aug 2021
    Official Github Repo
  • How to combine AdonisJS and SvelteKit?
    3 projects | reddit.com/r/sveltejs | 26 Apr 2021
    I also found that co-author of Adonis tried to use Vite in similar fashion as backend bundler. I asked him here, but I wanted to hear suggestions from Svelte community.
    3 projects | reddit.com/r/sveltejs | 26 Apr 2021
    I am trying to connect backend framework called AdonisJS and SvelteKit (or any Svelte framework with router and SSR in general such as Routify). My goal is to have them both running on same port. On /api would live Adonis endpoints and the rest would be Svelte pages rendered on server.
  • Question about learning javascript back end
    1 project | reddit.com/r/learnjavascript | 15 Apr 2021
    Are you open to using something like Adonis? Itโ€™s a Node framework that comes with routing, validation, auth, and more. https://preview.adonisjs.com
  • No code database - is there one? and do you need one?
    1 project | reddit.com/r/webdev | 9 Apr 2021
    Before I wasted your time by saying something so useless as "I've never heard of such a thing," I read through the rest of the comments and saw your answers to other people's replies. You mentioned Firebase in one comment, so I just wanted to mention that I used Firebase pretty extensively in some project-based courses and there was plenty of coding involved in getting the data out of Firebase and doing stuff with it. In these projects, there was quite a bit of set up with Node and node packages and Express.js, which might be the sort of thing you're thinking about when you mention a js library, but I think they're calling Express.js a framework. People are already saying it's time to ditch Express for newer ones like Koa and Fastify. A lot of people are really loving Adonis. Here's the site so you can get an idea of what it looks like: https://preview.adonisjs.com/
  • What is your current stack?
    20 projects | reddit.com/r/node | 3 Apr 2021
    Give AdonisJS a try. The developer experience is a lot like Laravel, but slightly rougher around the edges. You should give Adonis 5.0 a try if you want support for TypeScript. It's still in "alpha" but I think it's stable enough. I think they're just waiting for feature parity to move it to "beta".
  • Setting Up Visual Studio Code for AdonisJs Development
    1 project | dev.to | 1 Apr 2021
    After working with some of the more mature MVC frameworks like Laravel and Phoenix, I was excited to see AdonisJS hit 5.0 and fully support TypeScript.
  • Help finding a framework in node similar to Laravel
    4 projects | reddit.com/r/laravel | 14 Mar 2021
    I am using it on many projects. Also, the adapter is for version 5 https://preview.adonisjs.com/
  • What's your best nodejs framework?
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/node | 4 Mar 2021

What are some alternatives?

When comparing feathers and AdonisJs Framework you can also consider the following projects:

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€

Next.js - The React Framework

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

Nuxt.js - The Intuitive Vue(2) Framework

Express - Fast, unopinionated, minimalist web framework for node.

SailsJS - Realtime MVC Framework for Node.js

AWS Lambda Router for NodeJS - AWS Lambda router for NodeJS

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

Meteor JS - Meteor, the JavaScript App Platform