Play vs. Zend Framework 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 Zend Framework?

Zend Framework 2 is an open source framework for developing web applications and services using PHP 5.3+. Zend Framework 2 uses 100% object-oriented code and utilises most of the new features of PHP 5.3, namely namespaces, late static binding, lambda functions and closures.

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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Why do developers choose Play?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Play?
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    What are the cons of using Zend Framework?
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    What are the cons of using Finatra?
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    Companies

    What companies use Play?
    107 companies on StackShare use Play
    What companies use Zend Framework?
    36 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework
    What companies use Finatra?
    3 companies on StackShare use Finatra

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Play?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
    What tools integrate with Zend Framework?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Zend Framework
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    What are some alternatives to Play, Zend Framework, 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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