Play vs. Atmosphere vs. Swifton

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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 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.

What is Swifton?

A Ruby on Rails inspired Web Framework for Swift that runs on Linux and OS X.
Why do developers choose Play?
Why do you like Play?

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

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

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

What are some alternatives to Play, Atmosphere, and Swifton?

  • 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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