Play vs. Rocket 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 Rocket?

Rocket is a web framework for Rust that makes it simple to write fast web applications without sacrificing flexibility or type safety. All with minimal code.

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 Rocket?
Why do you like Rocket?

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

What are the cons of using Play?
Downsides of Play?

What are the cons of using Rocket?
No Cons submitted yet for Rocket
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What are the cons of using Atmosphere?
No Cons submitted yet for Atmosphere
Downsides of Atmosphere?

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How much does Play cost?
How much does Rocket cost?
How much does Atmosphere cost?
What companies use Play?
138 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use Rocket?
4 companies on StackShare use Rocket
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 Rocket?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Rocket
What tools integrate with Atmosphere?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Atmosphere

What are some alternatives to Play, Rocket, 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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