Rails vs. Phoenix Framework vs. Play



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Description

What is 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.

What is Phoenix Framework?

Phoenix is a framework for building HTML5 apps, API backends and distributed systems. Written in Elixir, you get beautiful syntax, productive tooling and a fast runtime.

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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Pros

Why do developers choose Rails?
Why do you like Rails?

Why do developers choose Phoenix Framework?
Why do you like Phoenix Framework?

Why do developers choose Play?
Why do you like Play?

Cons

What are the cons of using Rails?
Downsides of Rails?

What are the cons of using Phoenix Framework?
Downsides of Phoenix Framework?

What are the cons of using Play?
Downsides of Play?

Companies

What companies use Rails?
2691 companies on StackShare use Rails
What companies use Phoenix Framework?
91 companies on StackShare use Phoenix Framework
What companies use Play?
137 companies on StackShare use Play

Integrations

What tools integrate with Rails?
38 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
What tools integrate with Phoenix Framework?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Phoenix Framework
What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play

What are some alternatives to Rails, Phoenix Framework, and Play?

  • Node.js - Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications
  • 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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