Play vs. Mojolicious vs. Zen Rails Base Application

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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 Mojolicious?

Back in the early days of the web, many people learned Perl because of a wonderful Perl library called CGI. It was simple enough to get started without knowing much about the language and powerful enough to keep you going, learning by doing was much fun. While most of the techniques used are outdated now, the idea behind it is not. Mojolicious is a new attempt at implementing this idea using state of the art technology.

What is Zen Rails Base Application?

Base or "skeleton" application for Ruby on Rails 5.1 projects. Built to minimize the time spent writing boilerplate code and performing repetitive setup tasks.
Why do developers choose Play?
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Why do developers choose Mojolicious?
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Why do developers choose Zen Rails Base Application?
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What are the cons of using Play?
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What are the cons of using Mojolicious?
No Cons submitted yet for Mojolicious
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What are the cons of using Zen Rails Base Application?
No Cons submitted yet for Zen Rails Base Application
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What companies use Play?
138 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use Mojolicious?
8 companies on StackShare use Mojolicious
What companies use Zen Rails Base Application?
0 companies on StackShare use Zen Rails Base Application
What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
What tools integrate with Mojolicious?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Mojolicious
What tools integrate with Zen Rails Base Application?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Zen Rails Base Application

What are some alternatives to Play, Mojolicious, and Zen Rails Base Application?

  • 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

See all alternatives to Play



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