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Description

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 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 Spring?

A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.

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    Companies

    What companies use .NET?
    1530 companies on StackShare use .NET
    What companies use Symfony?
    310 companies on StackShare use Symfony
    What companies use Spring?
    290 companies on StackShare use Spring

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with .NET?
    31 tools on StackShare integrate with .NET
    What tools integrate with Symfony?
    9 tools on StackShare integrate with Symfony
    What tools integrate with Spring?
    8 tools on StackShare integrate with Spring

    What are some alternatives to .NET, Symfony, and Spring?

    • 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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