Rails vs. Meteor vs. Play

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Description

What is Rails?

Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.

What is Meteor?

A Meteor application is a mix of JavaScript that runs inside a client web browser, JavaScript that runs on the Meteor server inside a Node.js container, and all the supporting HTML fragments, CSS rules, and static assets.

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.

Pros

Why do developers choose Rails?
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    Why do developers choose Meteor?
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    Why do developers choose Play?
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    Cons

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

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

    Pricing

    How much does Rails cost?
    How much does Meteor cost?
    How much does Play cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Rails?
    2183 companies on StackShare use Rails
    What companies use Meteor?
    180 companies on StackShare use Meteor
    What companies use Play?
    106 companies on StackShare use Play

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Rails?
    39 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
    What tools integrate with Meteor?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Meteor
    What tools integrate with Play?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play

    What are some alternatives to Rails, Meteor, and Play?

    • Node.js - Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications
    • 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
    • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans

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