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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 Dropwizard?

Dropwizard is a sneaky way of making fast Java web applications. Dropwizard pulls together stable, mature libraries from the Java ecosystem into a simple, light-weight package that lets you focus on getting things done.

What is Lift Framework?

Lift creates abstractions that allow easier expression of business logic and then maps those abstractions to HTTP and HTML. This approach differs from traditional web frameworks which build abstractions on top of HTTP and HTML and require the developer to bridge between common business logic patterns and the underlying protocol.

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    Why do developers choose Lift Framework?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using Dropwizard?
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    What are the cons of using Lift Framework?
    No Cons submitted yet for Lift Framework
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    Companies

    What companies use Rails?
    2178 companies on StackShare use Rails
    What companies use Dropwizard?
    44 companies on StackShare use Dropwizard
    What companies use Lift Framework?
    1 companies on StackShare use Lift Framework

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Rails?
    39 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
    What tools integrate with Dropwizard?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Dropwizard
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Rails, Dropwizard, and Lift Framework?

    • 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.
    • Django - The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines
    • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans

    See all alternatives to Rails

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