Play vs. Fat-Free vs. Macaron

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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 Fat-Free?

Fat-Free Framework makes it easy to build entire Web sites in a jiffy. With the same power and brevity as modern Javascript toolkits and libraries, F3 helps you write better-looking and more reliable PHP programs.

What is Macaron?

Macaron is a modular web framework for Go with middlewares that allow you to easily plugin/unplugin features for your Macaron applications.
Why do developers choose Play?
Why do you like Play?

Why do developers choose Fat-Free?
Why do you like Fat-Free?

Why do developers choose Macaron?
Why do you like Macaron?

What are the cons of using Play?
Downsides of Play?

What are the cons of using Fat-Free?
No Cons submitted yet for Fat-Free
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What are the cons of using Macaron?
No Cons submitted yet for Macaron
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What companies use Play?
138 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use Fat-Free?
2 companies on StackShare use Fat-Free
What companies use Macaron?
1 companies on StackShare use Macaron
What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
What tools integrate with Fat-Free?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Fat-Free
What tools integrate with Macaron?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Macaron

What are some alternatives to Play, Fat-Free, and Macaron?

  • 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

See all alternatives to Play



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