Spring vs. Play vs. Kohana



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Description

What is Spring?

A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Spring?
Why do you like Spring?

Why do developers choose Play?
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Why do developers choose Kohana?
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Cons

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

What are the cons of using Kohana?
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Companies

What companies use Spring?
405 companies on StackShare use Spring
What companies use Play?
137 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use Kohana?
9 companies on StackShare use Kohana

Integrations

What tools integrate with Spring?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Spring
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 are some alternatives to Spring, Play, and Kohana?

  • 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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