Meteor vs. Play vs. Grails

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Description

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 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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    What are the cons of using Grails?
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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use Meteor?
    184 companies on StackShare use Meteor
    What companies use Play?
    107 companies on StackShare use Play
    What companies use Grails?
    42 companies on StackShare use Grails

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Meteor?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Meteor
    What tools integrate with Play?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
    What tools integrate with Grails?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Grails

    What are some alternatives to Meteor, Play, 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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