Rails vs. Meteor vs. Zend Framework

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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 Zend Framework?

Zend Framework 2 is an open source framework for developing web applications and services using PHP 5.3+. Zend Framework 2 uses 100% object-oriented code and utilises most of the new features of PHP 5.3, namely namespaces, late static binding, lambda functions and closures.

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    Companies

    What companies use Rails?
    2198 companies on StackShare use Rails
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    184 companies on StackShare use Meteor
    What companies use Zend Framework?
    34 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework

    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 Zend Framework?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Zend Framework

    What are some alternatives to Rails, Meteor, and Zend Framework?

    • 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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