Meteor vs. Zend Framework vs. Buffalo

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What is Meteor?

A Meteor application is a mix of JavaScript that runs inside a client web browser, JavaScript that runs on the Meteor server inside a Node.js container, and all the supporting HTML fragments, CSS rules, and static assets.

What is Zend Framework?

Zend Framework 2 is an open source framework for developing web applications and services using PHP 5.3+. Zend Framework 2 uses 100% object-oriented code and utilises most of the new features of PHP 5.3, namely namespaces, late static binding, lambda functions and closures.

What is Buffalo?

Buffalo is Go web framework. Yeah, I hate the word "framework" too! Buffalo is different though. Buffalo doesn't want to re-invent wheels like routing and templating. Buffalo is glue that wraps all of the best packages available and makes them all play nicely together.
Why do developers choose Meteor?
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Why do developers choose Zend Framework?
Why do you like Zend Framework?

Why do developers choose Buffalo?
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What are the cons of using Meteor?
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What are the cons of using Zend Framework?
No Cons submitted yet for Zend Framework
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What are the cons of using Buffalo?
No Cons submitted yet for Buffalo
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How much does Meteor cost?
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How much does Buffalo cost?
What companies use Meteor?
251 companies on StackShare use Meteor
What companies use Zend Framework?
48 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework
What companies use Buffalo?
2 companies on StackShare use Buffalo
What tools integrate with Meteor?
11 tools on StackShare integrate with Meteor
What tools integrate with Zend Framework?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Zend Framework
What tools integrate with Buffalo?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Buffalo

What are some alternatives to Meteor, Zend Framework, and Buffalo?

  • 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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