Play vs. Kohana vs. Twisted



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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 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.

What is Twisted?

Twisted is an event-driven networking engine written in Python and licensed under the open source ​MIT license. Twisted runs on Python 2 and an ever growing subset also works with Python 3. Twisted also supports many common network protocols, including SMTP, POP3, IMAP, SSHv2, and DNS.

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

Why do developers choose Kohana?
Why do you like Kohana?

Why do developers choose Twisted?
Why do you like Twisted?

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

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

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

What companies use Play?
137 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use Kohana?
9 companies on StackShare use Kohana
What companies use Twisted?
9 companies on StackShare use Twisted
What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
What tools integrate with Kohana?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Kohana
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Play, Kohana, and Twisted?

  • 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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