Play vs. Twisted vs. Finatra



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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 Twisted?

Twisted is an event-driven networking engine written in Python and licensed under the open source ​MIT license. Twisted runs on Python 2 and an ever growing subset also works with Python 3. Twisted also supports many common network protocols, including SMTP, POP3, IMAP, SSHv2, and DNS.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Play?
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Why do developers choose Twisted?
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Why do developers choose Finatra?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Play?
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What are the cons of using Twisted?
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What are the cons of using Finatra?
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Companies

What companies use Play?
136 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use Twisted?
7 companies on StackShare use Twisted
What companies use Finatra?
4 companies on StackShare use Finatra

Integrations

What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
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What are some alternatives to Play, Twisted, 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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