Play vs. Tornado vs. Atmosphere



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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 Tornado?

By using non-blocking network I/O, Tornado can scale to tens of thousands of open connections, making it ideal for long polling, WebSockets, and other applications that require a long-lived connection to each user.

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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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Tornado?
Why do you like Tornado?

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

Cons

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

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

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

Pricing

How much does Play cost?
How much does Tornado cost?
How much does Atmosphere cost?

Companies

What companies use Play?
137 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use Tornado?
75 companies on StackShare use Tornado
What companies use Atmosphere?
2 companies on StackShare use Atmosphere

Integrations

What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
What tools integrate with Tornado?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado
What tools integrate with Atmosphere?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Atmosphere

What are some alternatives to Play, Tornado, 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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