CodeIgniter vs. Grails vs. Volt

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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 Volt?

Volt is a ruby web framework where your ruby code runs on both the server and the client (via opal.) The DOM automatically update as the user interacts with the page. Page state can be stored in the URL, if the user hits a URL directly, the HTML will first be rendered on the server for faster load times and easier indexing by search engines.

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Why do developers choose CodeIgniter?
Why do you like CodeIgniter?

Why do developers choose Grails?
Why do you like Grails?

Why do developers choose Volt?
Why do you like Volt?

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

What are the cons of using Grails?
No Cons submitted yet for Grails
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What are the cons of using Volt?
No Cons submitted yet for Volt
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What companies use CodeIgniter?
302 companies on StackShare use CodeIgniter
What companies use Grails?
55 companies on StackShare use Grails
What companies use Volt?
3 companies on StackShare use Volt
What tools integrate with CodeIgniter?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with CodeIgniter
What tools integrate with Grails?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Grails
What tools integrate with Volt?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Volt

What are some alternatives to CodeIgniter, Grails, and Volt?

  • 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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