Play vs. Tornado vs. Dropwizard



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Description

What is Play?

Play Framework makes it easy to build web applications with Java & Scala. Play is based on a lightweight, stateless, web-friendly architecture. Built on Akka, Play provides predictable and minimal resource consumption (CPU, memory, threads) for highly-scalable applications.

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.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Play?
Why do you like Play?

Why do developers choose Tornado?
Why do you like Tornado?

Why do developers choose Dropwizard?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Play?
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What are the cons of using Tornado?
No Cons submitted yet for Tornado
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What are the cons of using Dropwizard?
No Cons submitted yet for Dropwizard
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Companies

What companies use Play?
136 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use Tornado?
74 companies on StackShare use Tornado
What companies use Dropwizard?
57 companies on StackShare use Dropwizard

Integrations

What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
What tools integrate with Tornado?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado
What tools integrate with Dropwizard?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Dropwizard

What are some alternatives to Play, Tornado, and Dropwizard?

  • 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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