Play vs. Kohana vs. Hanami

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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 Kohana?

Kohana is an elegant, open source, and object oriented HMVC framework built using PHP5, by a team of volunteers. It aims to be swift, secure, and small.

What is Hanami?

Use the 100+ features that we offer to build powerful products without compromising memory. Hanami consumes 60% less memory than other full-featured Ruby frameworks.
Why do developers choose Play?
Why do you like Play?

Why do developers choose Kohana?
Why do you like Kohana?

Why do developers choose Hanami?
Why do you like Hanami?

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

What are the cons of using Kohana?
No Cons submitted yet for Kohana
Downsides of Kohana?

What are the cons of using Hanami?
No Cons submitted yet for Hanami
Downsides of Hanami?

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What companies use Play?
138 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use Kohana?
9 companies on StackShare use Kohana
What companies use Hanami?
2 companies on StackShare use Hanami
What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
What tools integrate with Kohana?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Kohana
What tools integrate with Hanami?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Hanami

What are some alternatives to Play, Kohana, and Hanami?

  • 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

See all alternatives to Play



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