Play vs. CakePHP vs. Tornado

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Description

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 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.

Pros

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

    Why do developers choose Tornado?
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    Cons

    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 Tornado?
    No Cons submitted yet for Tornado
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    Pricing

    How much does Play cost?
    How much does CakePHP cost?
    CakePHP Pricing
    How much does Tornado cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Play?
    106 companies on StackShare use Play
    What companies use CakePHP?
    65 companies on StackShare use CakePHP
    What companies use Tornado?
    65 companies on StackShare use Tornado

    Integrations

    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 Tornado?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado

    What are some alternatives to Play, 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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