CakePHP vs. Tornado vs. Escher



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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 Tornado?

By using non-blocking network I/O, Tornado can scale to tens of thousands of open connections, making it ideal for long polling, WebSockets, and other applications that require a long-lived connection to each user.

What is Escher?

A web server for 2016. Escher's built-in web server allows you to create interactive UIs with very little code. It takes care of messaging between Julia and the browser under-the-hood. It can also hot-load code: you can see your UI evolve as you save your changes to it.

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

Why do developers choose Tornado?
Why do you like Tornado?

Why do developers choose Escher?
Why do you like Escher?

What are the cons of using CakePHP?
No Cons submitted yet for CakePHP
Downsides of CakePHP?

What are the cons of using Tornado?
No Cons submitted yet for Tornado
Downsides of Tornado?

What are the cons of using Escher?
No Cons submitted yet for Escher
Downsides of Escher?

How much does CakePHP cost?
CakePHP Pricing
How much does Tornado cost?
How much does Escher cost?
What companies use CakePHP?
83 companies on StackShare use CakePHP
What companies use Tornado?
75 companies on StackShare use Tornado
What companies use Escher?
0 companies on StackShare use Escher
What tools integrate with CakePHP?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with CakePHP
What tools integrate with Tornado?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado
What tools integrate with Escher?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Escher

What are some alternatives to CakePHP, Tornado, and Escher?

  • 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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