Rails vs. CodeIgniter vs. Tornado

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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 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 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.

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Why do developers choose Rails?
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Why do developers choose CodeIgniter?
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Why do developers choose Tornado?
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What are the cons of using Rails?
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What are the cons of using CodeIgniter?
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What are the cons of using Tornado?
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What companies use Rails?
2725 companies on StackShare use Rails
What companies use CodeIgniter?
302 companies on StackShare use CodeIgniter
What companies use Tornado?
75 companies on StackShare use Tornado
What tools integrate with Rails?
39 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
What tools integrate with CodeIgniter?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with CodeIgniter
What tools integrate with Tornado?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado

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

  • 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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