Symfony vs. Play vs. Dancer

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Description

What is Symfony?

Symfony is written with speed and flexibility in mind. It allows developers to build better and easy to maintain websites with PHP. Symfony can be used to develop all kind of websites, from your personal blog to high traffic ones like Dailymotion or Yahoo! Answers.

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.

What is Dancer?

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

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    Companies

    What companies use Symfony?
    310 companies on StackShare use Symfony
    What companies use Play?
    107 companies on StackShare use Play
    What companies use Dancer?
    3 companies on StackShare use Dancer

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Symfony?
    9 tools on StackShare integrate with Symfony
    What tools integrate with Play?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
    What tools integrate with Dancer?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Dancer

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

    • 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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    Latest News

    New in Symfony 4.1: Validator improvements
    A week of symfony #581 (12-18 February 2018)
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