Rails vs. CakePHP vs. Grails



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Description

What is Rails?

Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.

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 Grails?

Grails is a framework used to build web applications with the Groovy programming language. The core framework is very extensible and there are numerous plugins available that provide easy integration of add-on features.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Rails?
Why do you like Rails?

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

Why do developers choose Grails?
Why do you like Grails?

Cons

What are the cons of using Rails?
Downsides of Rails?

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

How much does Rails cost?
How much does CakePHP cost?
CakePHP Pricing
How much does Grails cost?

Companies

What companies use Rails?
2662 companies on StackShare use Rails
What companies use CakePHP?
82 companies on StackShare use CakePHP
What companies use Grails?
53 companies on StackShare use Grails

Integrations

What tools integrate with Rails?
38 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
What tools integrate with CakePHP?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with CakePHP
What tools integrate with Grails?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Grails

What are some alternatives to Rails, CakePHP, and Grails?

  • Node.js - Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications
  • 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
  • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans

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