Node.js vs. Symfony vs. Play

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Description

What is Node.js?

Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.

What is Symfony?

Symfony is written with speed and flexibility in mind. It allows developers to build better and easy to maintain websites with PHP. Symfony can be used to develop all kind of websites, from your personal blog to high traffic ones like Dailymotion or Yahoo! Answers.

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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Companies

What companies use Node.js?
4620 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Symfony?
415 companies on StackShare use Symfony
What companies use Play?
136 companies on StackShare use Play

Integrations

What tools integrate with Node.js?
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What tools integrate with Symfony?
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What tools integrate with Play?
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What are some alternatives to Node.js, Symfony, and Play?

  • 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
  • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans

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