Rails vs. Grails vs. Phalcon

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What is Rails?

Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.

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 Phalcon?

Phalcon is a web framework implemented as a C extension offering high performance and lower resource consumption.
Why do developers choose Rails?
Why do you like Rails?

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

Why do developers choose Phalcon?
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What are the cons of using Rails?
Downsides of Rails?

What are the cons of using Grails?
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What are the cons of using Phalcon?
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What companies use Rails?
2725 companies on StackShare use Rails
What companies use Grails?
55 companies on StackShare use Grails
What companies use Phalcon?
30 companies on StackShare use Phalcon
What tools integrate with Rails?
39 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
What tools integrate with Grails?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Grails
What tools integrate with Phalcon?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Phalcon

What are some alternatives to Rails, Grails, and Phalcon?

  • Node.js - Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications
  • 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
  • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans

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