Play vs. Kohana vs. Yesod

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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 Yesod?

Yesod believes in the philosophy of making the compiler your ally, not your enemy. We use the type system to enforce as much as possible, from generating proper links, to avoiding XSS attacks, to dealing with character encoding issues. In general, if your code compiles, it works. And instead of declaring types everywhere you let the compiler figure them out for you with type inference.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Play?
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    What are the cons of using Yesod?
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    Companies

    What companies use Play?
    107 companies on StackShare use Play
    What companies use Kohana?
    3 companies on StackShare use Kohana
    What companies use Yesod?
    5 companies on StackShare use Yesod

    Integrations

    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 tools integrate with Yesod?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Yesod

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

    • 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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