When comparing Actix vs Revel, the Slant community recommends Actix for most people. In the question“What are the best backend web frameworks?” Actix is ranked 19th while Revel is ranked 39th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Blazingly fast
Actix provides a lot of features out of box. WebSockets, HTTP/2, pipelining etc
Forget about stringly typed objects, from request to response, everything has types
Easily create your own libraries that any Actix application can use
Pro Comes bundled with a code reload tool
Revel comes bundled with a code reload tool which rebuilds the project on every file change. This code reload tool is also used to run, build and deploy the Revel application that you are building.
Pro Good examples easy to understand with simple emulated MVC behavior
Pro No need to find and install external libraries
Revel is a "batteries included" web framework, which means that a lot of features already come out of the box. This way you don't have to spend time and find third-party libraries to integrate to the framework for most of the tasks you need to complete.
Pro Easy to learn for fast development
Con Non-idiomatic code
Con No official support for mongo
Revel does not come with any support for MongoDB, you can integrate third-party libraries but they have been reported to crash under heavy load.