10 Best Node.js Framework in 2021

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  • Meteor JS

    Meteor, the JavaScript App Platform

    Meteor js: JavaScript app platform Github Popularity: 42.7K Stars

  • mocha

    ☕️ simple, flexible, fun javascript test framework for node.js & the browser

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

  • Express

    Fast, unopinionated, minimalist web framework for node.

    Express.js: Fast, unopinionated, minimalist web framework GitHub Popularity: 55K stars

  • Socket.io

    Realtime application framework (Node.JS server)

    Socket.IO: Real-time application framework GitHub Popularity: 54.8K Stars

  • Nest

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

    Nest.js: A progressive Node.js framework GitHub Popularity: 42.3 K Stars

  • SailsJS

    Realtime MVC Framework for Node.js

    Sails.js: Realtime MVC framework for Node.js

  • Koa

    Expressive middleware for node.js using ES2017 async functions

    Koa.js: An Expressive HTTP middleware framework GitHub Popularity: 32K Stars

  • InfluxDB

    Access the most powerful time series database as a service. Ingest, store, & analyze all types of time series data in a fully-managed, purpose-built database. Keep data forever with low-cost storage and superior data compression.

  • Restify

    The future of Node.js REST development

    Restify.js: Future of Node.js REST development

  • AdonisJs Framework

    🚀 The Node.js Framework highly focused on developer ergonomics, stability and confidence (by adonisjs)

    Adonis.js: Web framework for Node.js Github Popularity: 11.5K Stars

  • loopback-next

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

    Loopback 4: A framework for building APIs and Microservices GitHub Popularity: 3.9K Stars

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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