Play vs. Cocoa (OS X) vs. Blade

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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 Cocoa (OS X)?

Much of Cocoa is implemented in Objective-C, an object-oriented language that is compiled to run at incredible speed, yet employs a truly dynamic runtime making it uniquely flexible. Because Objective-C is a superset of C, it is easy to mix C and even C++ into your Cocoa applications.

What is Blade?

Blade is a lightweight MVC framework. It is based on the principles of simplicity and elegance.
Why do developers choose Play?
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Why do developers choose Cocoa (OS X)?
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Why do developers choose Blade?
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What are the cons of using Play?
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What are the cons of using Cocoa (OS X)?
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What are the cons of using Blade?
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How much does Play cost?
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How much does Blade cost?
What companies use Play?
138 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use Cocoa (OS X)?
8 companies on StackShare use Cocoa (OS X)
What companies use Blade?
2 companies on StackShare use Blade
What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
What tools integrate with Cocoa (OS X)?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Cocoa (OS X)
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Play, Cocoa (OS X), and Blade?

  • 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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