Rails vs. Zend Framework vs. Dropwizard

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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 Zend Framework?

Zend Framework 2 is an open source framework for developing web applications and services using PHP 5.3+. Zend Framework 2 uses 100% object-oriented code and utilises most of the new features of PHP 5.3, namely namespaces, late static binding, lambda functions and closures.

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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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Rails?
2645 companies on StackShare use Rails
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47 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework
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55 companies on StackShare use Dropwizard

Integrations

What tools integrate with Rails?
38 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
What tools integrate with Zend Framework?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Zend Framework
What tools integrate with Dropwizard?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Dropwizard

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

  • 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

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