Laravel vs. CakePHP vs. Tornado

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What is Laravel?

Laravel is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. We believe development must be an enjoyable, creative experience to be truly fulfilling. Laravel attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.

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.

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Why do developers choose Laravel?
Why do you like Laravel?

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

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

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

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?

How much does Laravel cost?
How much does CakePHP cost?
CakePHP Pricing
How much does Tornado cost?
What companies use Laravel?
1035 companies on StackShare use Laravel
What companies use CakePHP?
84 companies on StackShare use CakePHP
What companies use Tornado?
75 companies on StackShare use Tornado
What tools integrate with Laravel?
17 tools on StackShare integrate with Laravel
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 are some alternatives to Laravel, CakePHP, and Tornado?

  • 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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