Rails vs. Tornado vs. CakePHP



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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 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 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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Rails?
Why do you like Rails?

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

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

Cons

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

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

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

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

Companies

What companies use Rails?
2696 companies on StackShare use Rails
What companies use Tornado?
75 companies on StackShare use Tornado
What companies use CakePHP?
83 companies on StackShare use CakePHP

Integrations

What tools integrate with Rails?
38 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
What tools integrate with Tornado?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado
What tools integrate with CakePHP?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with CakePHP

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

  • 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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