Play vs. Dropwizard vs. webapp2

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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 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 webapp2?

webapp2 is a simple. it follows the simplicity of webapp, but improves it in some ways: it adds better URI routing and exception handling, a full featured response object and a more flexible dispatching mechanism.

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    Cons

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    Companies

    What companies use Play?
    107 companies on StackShare use Play
    What companies use Dropwizard?
    43 companies on StackShare use Dropwizard
    What companies use webapp2?
    3 companies on StackShare use webapp2

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Play?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
    What tools integrate with Dropwizard?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Dropwizard
    What tools integrate with webapp2?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with webapp2

    What are some alternatives to Play, Dropwizard, and webapp2?

    • 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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