Rails vs. Yii 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 Yii?

Yii comes with: MVC, DAO/ActiveRecord, I18N/L10N, caching, authentication and role-based access control, scaffolding, testing, etc. It can reduce your development time significantly.

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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Pros

Why do developers choose Rails?
Why do you like Rails?

Why do developers choose Yii?
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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 Yii?
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What are the cons of using Grails?
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Companies

What companies use Rails?
2650 companies on StackShare use Rails
What companies use Yii?
66 companies on StackShare use Yii
What companies use Grails?
53 companies on StackShare use Grails

Integrations

What tools integrate with Rails?
38 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
What tools integrate with Yii?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Yii
What tools integrate with Grails?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Grails

What are some alternatives to Rails, Yii, 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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