Atmosphere vs Volt: What are the differences?
Developers describe Atmosphere as "Realtime Client Server Framework for the JVM, supporting WebSockets and Cross-Browser Fallbacks Support". 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. On the other hand, Volt is detailed as "A ruby web framework where your ruby runs on both server and client". Volt is a ruby web framework where your ruby code runs on both the server and the client (via opal.) The DOM automatically update as the user interacts with the page. Page state can be stored in the URL, if the user hits a URL directly, the HTML will first be rendered on the server for faster load times and easier indexing by search engines.
Atmosphere and Volt can be primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.
"Cross-Browse" is the top reason why over 2 developers like Atmosphere, while over 2 developers mention "Handlebars" as the leading cause for choosing Volt.
Atmosphere and Volt are both open source tools. Atmosphere with 3.34K GitHub stars and 720 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Volt with 3.3K GitHub stars and 209 GitHub forks.