Rails vs. CakePHP vs. Lift Framework



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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 Lift Framework?

Lift creates abstractions that allow easier expression of business logic and then maps those abstractions to HTTP and HTML. This approach differs from traditional web frameworks which build abstractions on top of HTTP and HTML and require the developer to bridge between common business logic patterns and the underlying protocol.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose CakePHP?
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Cons

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Pricing

How much does Rails cost?
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Companies

What companies use Rails?
2662 companies on StackShare use Rails
What companies use CakePHP?
82 companies on StackShare use CakePHP
What companies use Lift Framework?
2 companies on StackShare use Lift Framework

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
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What are some alternatives to Rails, CakePHP, and Lift Framework?

  • 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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