.NET vs. Play vs. CakePHP

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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 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 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.

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    Companies

    What companies use .NET?
    1530 companies on StackShare use .NET
    What companies use Play?
    107 companies on StackShare use Play
    What companies use CakePHP?
    65 companies on StackShare use CakePHP

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with .NET?
    31 tools on StackShare integrate with .NET
    What tools integrate with Play?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
    What tools integrate with CakePHP?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with CakePHP

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

    • 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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