Phoenix Framework vs. Play vs. MEAN

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Description

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.

What is MEAN?

MEAN (Mongo, Express, Angular, Node) is a boilerplate that provides a nice starting point for MongoDB, Node.js, Express, and AngularJS based applications. It is designed to give you a quick and organized way to start developing MEAN based web apps with useful modules like Mongoose and Passport pre-bundled and configured.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Phoenix Framework?
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    What are the cons of using MEAN?
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    Companies

    What companies use Phoenix Framework?
    60 companies on StackShare use Phoenix Framework
    What companies use Play?
    107 companies on StackShare use Play
    What companies use MEAN?
    37 companies on StackShare use MEAN

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Phoenix Framework?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Phoenix Framework
    What tools integrate with Play?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
    What tools integrate with MEAN?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN

    What are some alternatives to Phoenix Framework, Play, and MEAN?

    • 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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