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Android SDK vs CakePHP: What are the differences?

Android SDK: An SDK that provides you the API libraries and developer tools necessary to build, test, and debug apps for Android. Android provides a rich application framework that allows you to build innovative apps and games for mobile devices in a Java language environment; CakePHP: The Rapid Development Framework for PHP. CakePHP makes building web applications simpler, faster, while requiring less code. A modern PHP 7 framework offering a flexible database access layer and a powerful scaffolding system.

Android SDK and CakePHP can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

"Android development" is the primary reason why developers consider Android SDK over the competitors, whereas "Open source" was stated as the key factor in picking CakePHP.

CakePHP is an open source tool with 7.9K GitHub stars and 3.4K GitHub forks. Here's a link to CakePHP's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Android SDK has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1083 company stacks & 905 developers stacks; compared to CakePHP, which is listed in 66 company stacks and 29 developer stacks.

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CakePHPCakePHPIgnite UIIgnite UI

Hi, Which tool will you recommend:

I need to build a web application, oriented to small businesses, like a small ERP. It will have intensive use of Sql to access a PostgreSQL database. It has to be secure, as it will handle information on customers, sales, inventory.

If you think another tool will be better, please let that know.

Thanks a lot

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Krunal Shah
Full Stack Developer at Infynno Solutions · | 5 upvotes · 47.9K views

Laravel and Postgres will be the better solutions you can add more like Redis for caching and React/Vue for the frontend.

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Spring BootSpring Boot

Check Spring, if security and reliability is needed along with Lots of Database , check Spring Data, spring web, spring security

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Android SDKAndroid SDKDjangoDjango
Spring BootSpring Boot

I've just finished my Masters degree and I am looking at routes into developing my Java knowledge.

The University I studied at requested that all practical Java assignments were done in Java Swing and as such I have a strong understanding in that area of development. Looking at job prospects, many employers are now looking for Java Spring or Android developers.

The plan is to move away from Java SE and skill up in Android development. I was planning on learning Spring Boot to gain exposure in web application development, however looking at StackShare, Django seems to be the more attractive choice for developers.

Does anyone have any advice on which routes/stacks would be the most advisable to adopt. If Spring is not receiving as much exposure or support as Django, is it worth adding to my stack?

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Spring BootSpring Boot

Spring is generally more an enterprise solution, while I see Django being more startup oriented. Django is lightweight and fast (development time, not runtime!). Spring seems to have more focus on microservice architecture than django, if that matters to you at all. Starting your project in Django, it automatically creates a backend 'admin panel' for you to use and customize. You will not find this in the more serious Spring Boot.

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Jeffrey Dabo
Software Engineer at Jeffrey Dabo · | 7 upvotes · 387.4K views
Spring BootSpring Boot

Though Java is a strong language and basically the first language to be used in Mobile Development (Android), the framework Spring Boot is not as modern as the Django framework which is based on one of the most popular languages today - Python. Moreover the Python language is far more simpler in syntax and just as powerful as Java. However, Java has scaled up it's performance and the Spring Boot framework can support dynamic web development as well as android development. Whichever way you choose to go, there will be no regrets - trust me.

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Omran Jamal
CTO & Co-founder at Bonton Connect · | 7 upvotes · 427.7K views

We actually initially wrote a lot of networking code in Kotlin but the complexities involved prompted us to try and compile NodeJS for Android and port over all the networking logic to Node and communicate with node over the Java Native Interface.

This turned out to be a great decision considering our battery usage fell by 40% and rate of development increased by a factor of 2.

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Pros of Android SDK
Pros of CakePHP
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    Android development
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    Necessary for android
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    Android studio
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    Mobile framework
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    Backed by google
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    Eclipse + adt plugin
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    Powerful, simple, one stop environment
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    Open source
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    Really rapid framework
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    Good code organization
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    Security best practices
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    Clean architecture
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    Less code
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    Composer friendly
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    Convention Over Configuration
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    CakePhp Book
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    Cake Bake
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    Built-in Validation
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    Ctp view File extension
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    CakePhp inflector
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    Quickly develop
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    Rest Full Apis

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    What is Android SDK?

    Android provides a rich application framework that allows you to build innovative apps and games for mobile devices in a Java language environment.

    What is CakePHP?

    It makes building web applications simpler, faster, while requiring less code. A modern PHP 7 framework offering a flexible database access layer and a powerful scaffolding system.

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