Play vs. NestJS 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 NestJS?

Nest is a framework for building efficient, scalable Node.js server-side applications. It uses progressive JavaScript, is built with TypeScript (preserves compatibility with pure JavaScript) and combines elements of OOP (Object Oriented Programming), FP (Functional Programming), and FRP (Functional Reactive Programming). Under the hood, Nest makes use of Express, but also, provides compatibility with a wide range of other libraries, like e.g. Fastify, allowing for easy use of the myriad third-party plugins which are available.

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.

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Why do developers choose Play?
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Why do developers choose NestJS?
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Why do developers choose Hanami?
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What are the cons of using Play?
Downsides of Play?

What are the cons of using NestJS?
No Cons submitted yet for NestJS
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What are the cons of using Hanami?
No Cons submitted yet for Hanami
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What companies use Play?
138 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use NestJS?
11 companies on StackShare use NestJS
What companies use Hanami?
2 companies on StackShare use Hanami
What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Hanami?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Hanami

What are some alternatives to Play, NestJS, 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

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