JHipster vs Play: What are the differences?
JHipster: An Open Source application generator. It is a free and open-source application generator used to quickly develop modern web applications and Microservices using Spring Boot + Angular / React / Vue; Play: The High Velocity Web Framework For Java and Scala. 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.
JHipster and Play can be primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.
JHipster and Play are both open source tools. JHipster with 14.1K GitHub stars and 2.88K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Play with 11.2K GitHub stars and 3.77K GitHub forks.
Coursera, Zalando, and Keen are some of the popular companies that use Play, whereas JHipster is used by Logo Yazilim, apside, and CSB. Play has a broader approval, being mentioned in 112 company stacks & 47 developers stacks; compared to JHipster, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.