Play vs. Yesod vs. Diamond

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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 Yesod?

Yesod believes in the philosophy of making the compiler your ally, not your enemy. We use the type system to enforce as much as possible, from generating proper links, to avoiding XSS attacks, to dealing with character encoding issues. In general, if your code compiles, it works. And instead of declaring types everywhere you let the compiler figure them out for you with type inference.

What is Diamond?

Diamond is a powerful MVC / Template Framework written in the D Programming Language. Diamond can be used to write powerful websites, webapis or as stand-alone as a template parser.
Why do developers choose Play?
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Why do developers choose Yesod?
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Why do developers choose Diamond?
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What are the cons of using Play?
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What are the cons of using Yesod?
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What are the cons of using Diamond?
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What companies use Play?
138 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use Yesod?
5 companies on StackShare use Yesod
What companies use Diamond?
0 companies on StackShare use Diamond
What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
What tools integrate with Yesod?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Yesod
What tools integrate with Diamond?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Diamond

What are some alternatives to Play, Yesod, and Diamond?

  • 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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