.NET vs. Symfony vs. Vapor



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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 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 Vapor?

Vapor is the first true web framework for Swift. It provides a beautifully expressive foundation for your app without tying you to any single server implementation.

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

Why do developers choose Symfony?
Why do you like Symfony?

Why do developers choose Vapor?
Why do you like Vapor?

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

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

What are the cons of using Vapor?
No Cons submitted yet for Vapor
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What companies use .NET?
1978 companies on StackShare use .NET
What companies use Symfony?
438 companies on StackShare use Symfony
What companies use Vapor?
6 companies on StackShare use Vapor
What tools integrate with .NET?
32 tools on StackShare integrate with .NET
What tools integrate with Symfony?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Symfony
What tools integrate with Vapor?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Vapor

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

  • 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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