When comparing Revel vs ASP.NET Core, the Slant community recommends ASP.NET Core for most people. In the question“What are the best backend web frameworks?” ASP.NET Core is ranked 15th while Revel is ranked 34th.
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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 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 Good examples easy to understand with simple emulated MVC behavior
Pro Fast and getting faster
Ability to host on IIS, Nginx, Apache, Docker, or self-host in your own process.
Pro Multi Platform
Can run on Windows, Linux and Mac (also Visual Studio Code editor).
Pro Built-in middleware
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.