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Padrino vs Play: What are the differences?

What is Padrino? A powerful full-featured ruby framework built on top of the Sinatra. Padrino is a ruby framework built upon the excellent Sinatra Microframework. Padrino was created to make it fun and easy to code more advanced web applications while still adhering to the spirit that makes Sinatra great!.

What is Play? The High Velocity Web Framework For Java and Scala. 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.

Padrino and Play can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

"Microframework" is the primary reason why developers consider Padrino over the competitors, whereas "Scala" was stated as the key factor in picking Play.

Padrino and Play are both open source tools. Play with 11.2K GitHub stars and 3.77K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Padrino with 3.21K GitHub stars and 497 GitHub forks.

What is Padrino?

Padrino is a ruby framework built upon the excellent Sinatra Microframework. Padrino was created to make it fun and easy to code more advanced web applications while still adhering to the spirit that makes Sinatra great!

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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    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.
    Sinatra
    Sinatra is a DSL for quickly creating web applications in Ruby with minimal effort.
    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.
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    Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
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    Decisions about Padrino and Play
    Alex A
    Alex A
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    Grails
    Grails
    Play
    Play
    Scala
    Scala
    Groovy
    Groovy
    Gradle
    Gradle

    Some may wonder why did we choose Grails ? Really good question :) We spent quite some time to evaluate what framework to go with and the battle was between Play Scala and Grails ( Groovy ). We have enough experience with both and, to be honest, I absolutely in love with Scala; however, the tipping point for us was the potential speed of development. Grails allows much faster development pace than Play , and as of right now this is the most important parameter. We might convert later though. Also, worth mentioning, by default Grails comes with Gradle as a build tool, so why change?

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    datapile uses PlayPlay

    Play is a central framework/component/library (not sure what to call things these days) in Scala. We <3 Scala, and therefore we <3 Play.

    Play is on of several frameworks we are prototyping and vetting for various public-facing websites, and may ultimately be the framework behind the main datapile.io website.

    Avatar of Stanislaus Madueke
    Stanislaus Madueke uses PlayPlay

    I used Play to build a configuration UI for the service, which let you create and manage the menus (a hierarchical tree of options and actions).

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    Ascendify uses PlayPlay

    Moving some micro services to Play Framework with Scala

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    papaver uses PlayPlay

    used play at talenthouse. uber powerful backend.

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    Jovi Kao uses PlayPlay

    API server framework

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