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What is CodeIgniter?

CodeIgniter is a proven, agile & open PHP web application framework with a small footprint. It is powering the next generation of web apps.

What is Grails?

Grails is a framework used to build web applications with the Groovy programming language. The core framework is very extensible and there are numerous plugins available that provide easy integration of add-on features.

What is Padrino?

Padrino is a ruby framework built upon the excellent Sinatra Microframework. Padrino was created to make it fun and easy to code more advanced web applications while still adhering to the spirit that makes Sinatra great!

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    What companies use CodeIgniter?
    251 companies on StackShare use CodeIgniter
    What companies use Grails?
    43 companies on StackShare use Grails
    What companies use Padrino?
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    Integrations

    What tools integrate with CodeIgniter?
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    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Grails
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    What are some alternatives to CodeIgniter, Grails, and Padrino?

    • 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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