.NET vs. Yii vs. PurpleJS



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What is .NET?

.NET is a general purpose development platform. With .NET, you can use multiple languages, editors, and libraries to build native applications for web, mobile, desktop, gaming, and IoT for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and more.

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.

What is PurpleJS?

PurpleJS is a simple and capable framework for creating performant web applications without leaving Javascript. It is created in Java to give the flexibility and performance Java provides. It's optional to use Java but it's required if you need to embed PurpleJS in existing applications.

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Why do developers choose .NET?
Why do you like .NET?

Why do developers choose Yii?
Why do you like Yii?

Why do developers choose PurpleJS?
Why do you like PurpleJS?

What are the cons of using .NET?
Downsides of .NET?

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

What are the cons of using PurpleJS?
No Cons submitted yet for PurpleJS
Downsides of PurpleJS?

What companies use .NET?
1978 companies on StackShare use .NET
What companies use Yii?
67 companies on StackShare use Yii
What companies use PurpleJS?
1 companies on StackShare use PurpleJS
What tools integrate with .NET?
32 tools on StackShare integrate with .NET
What tools integrate with Yii?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Yii
What tools integrate with PurpleJS?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with PurpleJS

What are some alternatives to .NET, Yii, and PurpleJS?

  • 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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