Play vs. JAWS vs. Rocket



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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 JAWS?

The Javascript + AWS Stack – A server-free, webapp boilerplate using bleeding-edge AWS services that redefine how to build massively scalable web applications

What is Rocket?

Rocket is a web framework for Rust that makes it simple to write fast web applications without sacrificing flexibility or type safety. All with minimal code.

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

Why do developers choose JAWS?
Why do you like JAWS?

Why do developers choose Rocket?
Why do you like Rocket?

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

What are the cons of using JAWS?
No Cons submitted yet for JAWS
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What are the cons of using Rocket?
No Cons submitted yet for Rocket
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How much does Play cost?
How much does JAWS cost?
How much does Rocket cost?
What companies use Play?
138 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use JAWS?
0 companies on StackShare use JAWS
What companies use Rocket?
5 companies on StackShare use Rocket
What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
What tools integrate with JAWS?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with JAWS
What tools integrate with Rocket?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Rocket

What are some alternatives to Play, JAWS, and Rocket?

  • 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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