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Lift Framework
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Phoenix Framework
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Play
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What is Lift Framework?

Lift creates abstractions that allow easier expression of business logic and then maps those abstractions to HTTP and HTML. This approach differs from traditional web frameworks which build abstractions on top of HTTP and HTML and require the developer to bridge between common business logic patterns and the underlying protocol.

What is Phoenix Framework?

Phoenix is a framework for building HTML5 apps, API backends and distributed systems. Written in Elixir, you get beautiful syntax, productive tooling and a fast runtime.

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.
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      What are some alternatives to Lift Framework, Phoenix Framework, and Play?
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      Decisions about Lift Framework, Phoenix Framework, and Play
      Alex A
      Alex A
      Founder at PRIZ Guru · | 3 upvotes · 123.6K views
      atPRIZ GuruPRIZ Guru
      Grails
      Grails
      Play
      Play
      Scala
      Scala
      Groovy
      Groovy
      Gradle
      Gradle

      Some may wonder why did we choose Grails ? Really good question :) We spent quite some time to evaluate what framework to go with and the battle was between Play Scala and Grails ( Groovy ). We have enough experience with both and, to be honest, I absolutely in love with Scala; however, the tipping point for us was the potential speed of development. Grails allows much faster development pace than Play , and as of right now this is the most important parameter. We might convert later though. Also, worth mentioning, by default Grails comes with Gradle as a build tool, so why change?

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      Reviews of Lift Framework, Phoenix Framework, and Play
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      Ing. de Sistemas at bonsaiERP
      Review ofPhoenix FrameworkPhoenix Framework

      The Framework is new but has what it takes to take your apps to the next level, right now rails 5 is beta with ActionCable to make real time but I must say ruby isn't the right tool for doing real time but Elixir is really fast and has great concurrency and other erlang features.

      How developers use Lift Framework, Phoenix Framework, and Play
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      datapile uses PlayPlay

      Play is a central framework/component/library (not sure what to call things these days) in Scala. We <3 Scala, and therefore we <3 Play.

      Play is on of several frameworks we are prototyping and vetting for various public-facing websites, and may ultimately be the framework behind the main datapile.io website.

      Avatar of Stanislaus Madueke
      Stanislaus Madueke uses PlayPlay

      I used Play to build a configuration UI for the service, which let you create and manage the menus (a hierarchical tree of options and actions).

      Avatar of Channing Walton
      Channing Walton uses Lift FrameworkLift Framework

      I've used Lift on several web apps for Banks, as well as some private projects.

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      Ascendify uses PlayPlay

      Moving some micro services to Play Framework with Scala

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      papaver uses PlayPlay

      used play at talenthouse. uber powerful backend.

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      Ryan Jennings uses Phoenix FrameworkPhoenix Framework

      framework that the app is built on

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      Jovi Kao uses PlayPlay

      API server framework

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      Bitödeme uses Phoenix FrameworkPhoenix Framework

      Bitödeme core app

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