Meteor vs. Play vs. Finatra

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What is Meteor?

A Meteor application is a mix of JavaScript that runs inside a client web browser, JavaScript that runs on the Meteor server inside a Node.js container, and all the supporting HTML fragments, CSS rules, and static assets.

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 Finatra?

At Twitter, Finagle provides the building blocks for most of the code written on the JVM. It has long-served as Twitter's extensible, protocol-agnostic, highly-scalable RPC framework.
Why do developers choose Meteor?
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Why do developers choose Play?
Why do you like Play?

Why do developers choose Finatra?
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What are the cons of using Meteor?
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What are the cons of using Play?
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What are the cons of using Finatra?
No Cons submitted yet for Finatra
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How much does Meteor cost?
How much does Play cost?
How much does Finatra cost?
What companies use Meteor?
251 companies on StackShare use Meteor
What companies use Play?
138 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use Finatra?
5 companies on StackShare use Finatra
What tools integrate with Meteor?
11 tools on StackShare integrate with Meteor
What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Meteor, Play, and Finatra?

  • 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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