Phoenix Framework vs. Tornado vs. PurpleJS

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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 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 PurpleJS?

PurpleJS is a simple and capable framework for creating performant web applications without leaving Javascript. It is created in Java to give the flexibility and performance Java provides. It's optional to use Java but it's required if you need to embed PurpleJS in existing applications.
Why do developers choose Phoenix Framework?
Why do you like Phoenix Framework?

Why do developers choose Tornado?
Why do you like Tornado?

Why do developers choose PurpleJS?
Why do you like PurpleJS?

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

What are the cons of using Tornado?
No Cons submitted yet for Tornado
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What are the cons of using PurpleJS?
No Cons submitted yet for PurpleJS
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Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

What companies use Phoenix Framework?
95 companies on StackShare use Phoenix Framework
What companies use Tornado?
75 companies on StackShare use Tornado
What companies use PurpleJS?
1 companies on StackShare use PurpleJS
What tools integrate with Phoenix Framework?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Phoenix Framework
What tools integrate with Tornado?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado
What tools integrate with PurpleJS?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with PurpleJS

What are some alternatives to Phoenix Framework, Tornado, and PurpleJS?

  • 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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