Rails vs. Cocoa (OS X) 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 Cocoa (OS X)?

Much of Cocoa is implemented in Objective-C, an object-oriented language that is compiled to run at incredible speed, yet employs a truly dynamic runtime making it uniquely flexible. Because Objective-C is a superset of C, it is easy to mix C and even C++ into your Cocoa applications.

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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    Why do developers choose Cocoa (OS X)?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Rails?
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    What are the cons of using Cocoa (OS X)?
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    What are the cons of using Lift Framework?
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    Pricing

    How much does Rails cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use Rails?
    2182 companies on StackShare use Rails
    What companies use Cocoa (OS X)?
    5 companies on StackShare use Cocoa (OS X)
    What companies use Lift Framework?
    1 companies on StackShare use Lift Framework

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Rails?
    39 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
    What tools integrate with Cocoa (OS X)?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Cocoa (OS X)
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    What are some alternatives to Rails, Cocoa (OS X), 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

    See all alternatives to Rails

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