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Phalcon vs Play: What are the differences?

What is Phalcon? Web framework delivered as a C-extension for PHP. Phalcon is a web framework implemented as a C extension offering high performance and lower resource consumption.

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.

Phalcon and Play belong to "Frameworks (Full Stack)" category of the tech stack.

"Fast" is the top reason why over 57 developers like Phalcon, while over 73 developers mention "Scala" as the leading cause for choosing Play.

Phalcon 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 Phalcon with 9.74K GitHub stars and 1.78K GitHub forks.

Coursera, Zalando, and Keen are some of the popular companies that use Play, whereas Phalcon is used by Sellsuki, Learning Data, and Ringostat. Play has a broader approval, being mentioned in 112 company stacks & 47 developers stacks; compared to Phalcon, which is listed in 28 company stacks and 15 developer stacks.

What is Phalcon?

Phalcon is a web framework implemented as a C extension offering high performance and lower resource consumption.

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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What are some alternatives to Phalcon and Play?
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.
Laravel
It is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. It attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.
Django
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
CodeIgniter
CodeIgniter is a proven, agile & open PHP web application framework with a small footprint. It is powering the next generation of web apps.
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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Review ofPhalconPhalcon

'm a professional web developer from Vietnam with B.S Physics and Engineering. I'm a Phalcon enthusiast as Opensource. In free time, I was support on forum Phalcon also my forum and contribution core Phalcon.

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I think precompiled PHP is the way to go. It saves CPU cycles, RAM and overall I/O. It saves money too. Smaller requirements = smaller bills.

I've tried symfony and zend. Phalcon was easiest to use.

How developers use Phalcon and Play
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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.

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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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Taylor Host uses PhalconPhalcon

Internal/admin tools; in-house ground-truth training client.

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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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Jesse B uses PhalconPhalcon

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