Django vs. Symfony vs. Tornado

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Description

What is Django?

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

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 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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Pros

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Cons

What are the cons of using Django?
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What are the cons of using Tornado?
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Companies

What companies use Django?
1119 companies on StackShare use Django
What companies use Symfony?
415 companies on StackShare use Symfony
What companies use Tornado?
74 companies on StackShare use Tornado

Integrations

What tools integrate with Django?
25 tools on StackShare integrate with Django
What tools integrate with Symfony?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Symfony
What tools integrate with Tornado?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado

What are some alternatives to Django, Symfony, and Tornado?

  • 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.
  • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans

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