REST API: Node vs Rust

Sean Wragg
Feb 7, 2017 · 4 min read

With all the hype surrounding Rust, I’ve decided to take a closer look. So I spent about an hour or so looking over the Rust Docs and admittingly, it looks like a really fun language.

However, I wanted to see how it’d stack up against my current favorite web layer Node.js using the Restify framework. To do this, I’ve decided to use Rocket as my Rust web framework. I did notice Iron and several other Rust web frameworks…