CakePHP vs. Tornado vs. PurpleJS



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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.

What is PurpleJS?

PurpleJS is a simple and capable framework for creating performant web applications without leaving Javascript. It is created in Java to give the flexibility and performance Java provides. It's optional to use Java but it's required if you need to embed PurpleJS in existing applications.

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

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

Why do developers choose PurpleJS?
Why do you like PurpleJS?

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?

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

How much does CakePHP cost?
CakePHP Pricing
How much does Tornado cost?
How much does PurpleJS cost?
What companies use CakePHP?
83 companies on StackShare use CakePHP
What companies use Tornado?
75 companies on StackShare use Tornado
What companies use PurpleJS?
1 companies on StackShare use PurpleJS
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 tools integrate with PurpleJS?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with PurpleJS

What are some alternatives to CakePHP, Tornado, and PurpleJS?

  • 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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