.NET vs. CakePHP vs. NestJS

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What is .NET?

.NET is a general purpose development platform. With .NET, you can use multiple languages, editors, and libraries to build native applications for web, mobile, desktop, gaming, and IoT for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and more.

What is CakePHP?

CakePHP makes building web applications simpler, faster, while requiring less code. A modern PHP 7 framework offering a flexible database access layer and a powerful scaffolding system.

What is NestJS?

Nest is a framework for building efficient, scalable Node.js server-side applications. It uses progressive JavaScript, is built with TypeScript (preserves compatibility with pure JavaScript) and combines elements of OOP (Object Oriented Programming), FP (Functional Programming), and FRP (Functional Reactive Programming). Under the hood, Nest makes use of Express, but also, provides compatibility with a wide range of other libraries, like e.g. Fastify, allowing for easy use of the myriad third-party plugins which are available.
Why do developers choose .NET?
Why do you like .NET?

Why do developers choose CakePHP?
Why do you like CakePHP?

Why do developers choose NestJS?
Why do you like NestJS?

What are the cons of using .NET?
Downsides of .NET?

What are the cons of using CakePHP?
No Cons submitted yet for CakePHP
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What are the cons of using NestJS?
No Cons submitted yet for NestJS
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How much does .NET cost?
How much does CakePHP cost?
CakePHP Pricing
How much does NestJS cost?
What companies use .NET?
1985 companies on StackShare use .NET
What companies use CakePHP?
83 companies on StackShare use CakePHP
What companies use NestJS?
12 companies on StackShare use NestJS
What tools integrate with .NET?
36 tools on StackShare integrate with .NET
What tools integrate with CakePHP?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with CakePHP
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to .NET, CakePHP, and NestJS?

  • 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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