Play vs. PurpleJS vs. Atmosphere

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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 PurpleJS?

PurpleJS is a simple and capable framework for creating performant web applications without leaving Javascript. It is created in Java to give the flexibility and performance Java provides. It's optional to use Java but it's required if you need to embed PurpleJS in existing applications.

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.
Why do developers choose Play?
Why do you like Play?

Why do developers choose PurpleJS?
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Why do developers choose Atmosphere?
Why do you like Atmosphere?

What are the cons of using Play?
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What are the cons of using PurpleJS?
No Cons submitted yet for PurpleJS
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What are the cons of using Atmosphere?
No Cons submitted yet for Atmosphere
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How much does Play cost?
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How much does Atmosphere cost?
What companies use Play?
138 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use PurpleJS?
1 companies on StackShare use PurpleJS
What companies use Atmosphere?
2 companies on StackShare use Atmosphere
What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
What tools integrate with PurpleJS?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with PurpleJS
What tools integrate with Atmosphere?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Atmosphere

What are some alternatives to Play, PurpleJS, 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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