Play vs. Vapor vs. Kohana

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

Why do developers choose Vapor?
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Why do developers choose Kohana?
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What are the cons of using Play?
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What are the cons of using Vapor?
No Cons submitted yet for Vapor
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What are the cons of using Kohana?
No Cons submitted yet for Kohana
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What companies use Play?
138 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use Vapor?
6 companies on StackShare use Vapor
What companies use Kohana?
9 companies on StackShare use Kohana
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 Kohana?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Kohana

What are some alternatives to Play, Vapor, 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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