Play vs. Escher vs. MEAN

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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 Escher?

A web server for 2016. Escher's built-in web server allows you to create interactive UIs with very little code. It takes care of messaging between Julia and the browser under-the-hood. It can also hot-load code: you can see your UI evolve as you save your changes to it.

What is MEAN?

MEAN (Mongo, Express, Angular, Node) is a boilerplate that provides a nice starting point for MongoDB, Node.js, Express, and AngularJS based applications. It is designed to give you a quick and organized way to start developing MEAN based web apps with useful modules like Mongoose and Passport pre-bundled and configured.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Play?
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    What are the cons of using MEAN?
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    Companies

    What companies use Play?
    107 companies on StackShare use Play
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    0 companies on StackShare use Escher
    What companies use MEAN?
    37 companies on StackShare use MEAN

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Play?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
    What tools integrate with Escher?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Escher
    What tools integrate with MEAN?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN

    What are some alternatives to Play, Escher, and MEAN?

    • 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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