Rails vs. Django vs. Yii

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Description

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 Django?

Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.

What is Yii?

Yii comes with: MVC, DAO/ActiveRecord, I18N/L10N, caching, authentication and role-based access control, scaffolding, testing, etc. It can reduce your development time significantly.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Rails?
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    Why do developers choose Django?
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    Why do developers choose Yii?
  • Why do you like Yii?

    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using Django?
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    What are the cons of using Yii?
    No Cons submitted yet for Yii
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    Companies

    What companies use Rails?
    2211 companies on StackShare use Rails
    What companies use Django?
    866 companies on StackShare use Django
    What companies use Yii?
    48 companies on StackShare use Yii

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Rails?
    38 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
    What tools integrate with Django?
    25 tools on StackShare integrate with Django
    What tools integrate with Yii?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Yii

    What are some alternatives to Rails, Django, and Yii?

    • 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.
    • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans
    • .NET - .NET is a free, cross-platform, open source developer platform for building many different types of applications.

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