Play vs. Grails vs. Lift Framework

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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 Grails?

Grails is a framework used to build web applications with the Groovy programming language. The core framework is very extensible and there are numerous plugins available that provide easy integration of add-on features.

What is Lift Framework?

Lift creates abstractions that allow easier expression of business logic and then maps those abstractions to HTTP and HTML. This approach differs from traditional web frameworks which build abstractions on top of HTTP and HTML and require the developer to bridge between common business logic patterns and the underlying protocol.

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Why do developers choose Play?
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    Why do developers choose Grails?
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    Why do developers choose Lift Framework?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using Grails?
    No Cons submitted yet for Grails
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    What are the cons of using Lift Framework?
    No Cons submitted yet for Lift Framework
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    Companies

    What companies use Play?
    107 companies on StackShare use Play
    What companies use Grails?
    42 companies on StackShare use Grails
    What companies use Lift Framework?
    1 companies on StackShare use Lift Framework

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Play?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
    What tools integrate with Grails?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Grails
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Play, Grails, and Lift Framework?

    • 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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