Play vs. Rocket vs. Escher

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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 Rocket?

Rocket is a web framework for Rust that makes it simple to write fast web applications without sacrificing flexibility or type safety. All with minimal code.

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

Why do developers choose Rocket?
Why do you like Rocket?

Why do developers choose Escher?
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What are the cons of using Play?
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What are the cons of using Rocket?
No Cons submitted yet for Rocket
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What are the cons of using Escher?
No Cons submitted yet for Escher
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What companies use Play?
138 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use Rocket?
4 companies on StackShare use Rocket
What companies use Escher?
0 companies on StackShare use Escher
What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
What tools integrate with Rocket?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Rocket
What tools integrate with Escher?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Escher

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

  • 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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