Play vs. CakePHP vs. Swifton

  • 717
  • 277
  • 0
  • 75
  • 1.03K
  • 30.3K
  • -
  • 14
  • 0

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.

What is Swifton?

A Ruby on Rails inspired Web Framework for Swift that runs on Linux and OS X.
Why do developers choose Play?
Why do you like Play?

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

Why do developers choose Swifton?
Why do you like Swifton?

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

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

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

Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

How much does Play cost?
How much does CakePHP cost?
CakePHP Pricing
How much does Swifton cost?
What companies use Play?
138 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use CakePHP?
83 companies on StackShare use CakePHP
What companies use Swifton?
0 companies on StackShare use Swifton
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 tools integrate with Swifton?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Swifton

What are some alternatives to Play, CakePHP, and Swifton?

  • 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

See all alternatives to Play



Interest Over Time