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Meme Monday: Choosing a Web Framework

npetrele
Cisco Employee
Cisco Employee

I have a history with Wordpress, and I like it, but if I had to choose a web framework for a new web site...

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One reason why...

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davidn#
Cisco Employee
Cisco Employee

Although WordPress is a content management system (CMS) for creating web pages, it cannot be classified as a web framework. If you're looking for a complete framework, I would suggest F.A.R.M (FastAPI, React JS, MongoDB) instead. I have personally utilized this stack to create our DevDash demo at Cisco Live and it has performed exceptionally well. Below is a high-level overview of the FARM stack's architecture.

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For more info about this, visit -> DevDash Demo

Sean Dahlberg
Cisco Employee
Cisco Employee

@npetrele's post did remind me of this meme (and it is a Meme Monday) so I'll start off with this:

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I know there are a few other factors to bring into the equation when thinking of what frameworks to use, but pretending it's a blank slate that I can decide completely solo, I actually would like to try out Express.js for the backend and then React as the frontend. To @davidn#'s point above, React is also not really a framework but a frontend library. So, if I had to go with an actual framework, it would end up being Vue.js. I've used Vue before but I haven't used Express before (although I've heard some great things about it).

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