10 Best Node.js Framework in 2021

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  • GitHub repo Meteor JS

    Meteor, the JavaScript App Platform

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

  • GitHub repo mocha

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

  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • GitHub repo Express

    Fast, unopinionated, minimalist web framework for node.

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

  • GitHub repo Socket.io

    Realtime application framework (Node.JS server)

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

  • GitHub repo 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

  • GitHub repo SailsJS

    Realtime MVC Framework for Node.js

    Sails.js: Realtime MVC framework for Node.js

  • GitHub repo Koa

    Expressive middleware for node.js using ES2017 async functions

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

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  • GitHub repo Restify

    The future of Node.js REST development

    Restify.js: Future of Node.js REST development

  • GitHub repo 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

  • GitHub repo 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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