Play vs. Trailblazer 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 Trailblazer?

Trailblazer is a thin layer on top of Rails. It gently enforces encapsulation, an intuitive code structure and gives you an object-oriented architecture. In a nutshell: Trailblazer makes you write logicless models that purely act as data objects, don't contain callbacks, nested attributes, validations or domain logic. It removes bulky controllers and strong_parameters by supplying additional layers to hold that code and completely replaces helpers.

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.

Pros

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

    Why do developers choose Trailblazer?
    Why do you like Trailblazer?

    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 Trailblazer?
    No Cons submitted yet for Trailblazer
    Downsides of Trailblazer?

    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 Trailblazer cost?
    How much does Atmosphere cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Play?
    106 companies on StackShare use Play
    What companies use Trailblazer?
    2 companies on StackShare use Trailblazer
    What companies use Atmosphere?
    1 companies on StackShare use Atmosphere

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Play?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
    What tools integrate with Trailblazer?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Trailblazer
    What tools integrate with Atmosphere?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Atmosphere

    What are some alternatives to Play, Trailblazer, 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

    See all alternatives to Play



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