Phoenix Framework vs. Play vs. Zen Rails Base Application



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Description

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.

What is Zen Rails Base Application?

Base or "skeleton" application for Ruby on Rails 5.1 projects. Built to minimize the time spent writing boilerplate code and performing repetitive setup tasks.

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Phoenix Framework?
87 companies on StackShare use Phoenix Framework
What companies use Play?
136 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use Zen Rails Base Application?
0 companies on StackShare use Zen Rails Base Application

Integrations

What tools integrate with Phoenix Framework?
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What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
What tools integrate with Zen Rails Base Application?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Zen Rails Base Application

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

  • 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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