Meteor vs. Grails

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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 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.

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Why do developers choose Meteor?
Why do you like Meteor?

Why do developers choose Grails?
Why do you like Grails?

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

What are the cons of using Grails?
No Cons submitted yet for Grails
Downsides of Grails?

How much does Meteor cost?
How much does Grails cost?
What companies use Meteor?
248 companies on StackShare use Meteor
What companies use Grails?
55 companies on StackShare use Grails
What tools integrate with Meteor?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Meteor
What tools integrate with Grails?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Grails

What are some alternatives to Meteor and Grails?

  • 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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