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Description

What is Play?

Play Framework makes it easy to build web applications with Java & Scala. Play is based on a lightweight, stateless, web-friendly architecture. Built on Akka, Play provides predictable and minimal resource consumption (CPU, memory, threads) for highly-scalable applications.

What is io.js?

io.js is a JavaScript platform built on Chrome's V8 runtime. This project began as a fork of Joyent's Node.js and is compatible with the npm ecosystem.

What is Atmosphere?

The Atmosphere Framework contains client and server side components for building Asynchronous Web Applications. The majority of popular frameworks are either supporting Atmosphere or supported natively by the framework. The Atmosphere Framework supports all major Browsers and Servers.

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    Cons

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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use Play?
    107 companies on StackShare use Play
    What companies use io.js?
    4 companies on StackShare use io.js
    What companies use Atmosphere?
    2 companies on StackShare use Atmosphere

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Play?
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    What tools integrate with io.js?
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    What tools integrate with Atmosphere?
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    What are some alternatives to Play, io.js, and Atmosphere?

    • Node.js - Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications
    • Rails - Web development that doesn't hurt
    • Android SDK - The Android SDK provides you the API libraries and developer tools necessary to build, test, and debug apps for Android.
    • Django - The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines

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