Dancer vs. Escher vs. Play

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Description

What is Dancer?

Dancer is a free and open source micro web application framework written in Perl.

What is Escher?

A web server for 2016. Escher's built-in web server allows you to create interactive UIs with very little code. It takes care of messaging between Julia and the browser under-the-hood. It can also hot-load code: you can see your UI evolve as you save your changes to it.

What is Play?

Play Framework makes it easy to build web applications with Java & Scala. Play is based on a lightweight, stateless, web-friendly architecture. Built on Akka, Play provides predictable and minimal resource consumption (CPU, memory, threads) for highly-scalable applications.

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Why do developers choose Play?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Dancer?
    No Cons submitted yet for Dancer
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    What are the cons of using Escher?
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    What are the cons of using Play?
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    Companies

    What companies use Dancer?
    3 companies on StackShare use Dancer
    What companies use Escher?
    0 companies on StackShare use Escher
    What companies use Play?
    107 companies on StackShare use Play

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Dancer?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Dancer
    What tools integrate with Escher?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Escher
    What tools integrate with Play?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play

    What are some alternatives to Dancer, Escher, and Play?

    • 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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