Play vs. Vapor vs. io.js

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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 Vapor?

Vapor is the first true web framework for Swift. It provides a beautifully expressive foundation for your app without tying you to any single server implementation.

What is io.js?

io.js is a JavaScript platform built on Chrome's V8 runtime. This project began as a fork of Joyent's Node.js and is compatible with the npm ecosystem.

Pros

Why do developers choose Play?
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    Why do developers choose Vapor?
    Why do you like Vapor?

    Why do developers choose io.js?
    Why do you like io.js?

    Cons

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

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

    What are the cons of using io.js?
    No Cons submitted yet for io.js
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    Companies

    What companies use Play?
    107 companies on StackShare use Play
    What companies use Vapor?
    4 companies on StackShare use Vapor
    What companies use io.js?
    4 companies on StackShare use io.js

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Play?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
    What tools integrate with Vapor?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Vapor
    What tools integrate with io.js?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with io.js

    What are some alternatives to Play, Vapor, and io.js?

    • 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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