Tornado vs. Phalcon vs. Zend Framework

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Description

What is Tornado?

By using non-blocking network I/O, Tornado can scale to tens of thousands of open connections, making it ideal for long polling, WebSockets, and other applications that require a long-lived connection to each user.

What is Phalcon?

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

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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Why do developers choose Tornado?
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Why do developers choose Phalcon?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Tornado?
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    What are the cons of using Phalcon?
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    What are the cons of using Zend Framework?
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    Companies

    What companies use Tornado?
    66 companies on StackShare use Tornado
    What companies use Phalcon?
    26 companies on StackShare use Phalcon
    What companies use Zend Framework?
    36 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Tornado?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado
    What tools integrate with Phalcon?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Phalcon
    What tools integrate with Zend Framework?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Zend Framework

    What are some alternatives to Tornado, Phalcon, and Zend Framework?

    • 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

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