Rails vs. Play vs. Grails

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Description

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 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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Why do developers choose Rails?
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    Why do developers choose Grails?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using Play?
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    What are the cons of using Grails?
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    Companies

    What companies use Rails?
    2198 companies on StackShare use Rails
    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 Rails?
    39 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
    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 Rails, Play, and Grails?

    • 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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