Play vs. Grails vs. Revel



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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 Revel?

Revel makes it easy to build web applications using the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern by relying on conventions that require a certain structure in your application. In return, it is very light on configuration and enables an extremely fast development cycle.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Grails?
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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Play?
136 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use Grails?
53 companies on StackShare use Grails
What companies use Revel?
3 companies on StackShare use Revel

Integrations

What tools integrate with Play?
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What tools integrate with Grails?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Grails
What tools integrate with Revel?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Revel

What are some alternatives to Play, Grails, and Revel?

  • 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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