Play vs. PHP-MVC vs. webapp2

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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 PHP-MVC?

This project is - by intention - NOT a full framework, it's a bare-bone structure, written in purely native PHP ! The php-mvc skeleton tries to be the extremely slimmed down opposite of big frameworks like Zend2, Symfony or Laravel.

What is webapp2?

webapp2 is a simple. it follows the simplicity of webapp, but improves it in some ways: it adds better URI routing and exception handling, a full featured response object and a more flexible dispatching mechanism.
Why do developers choose Play?
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Why do developers choose PHP-MVC?
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Why do developers choose webapp2?
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What are the cons of using Play?
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What are the cons of using PHP-MVC?
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What are the cons of using webapp2?
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What companies use Play?
138 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use PHP-MVC?
15 companies on StackShare use PHP-MVC
What companies use webapp2?
6 companies on StackShare use webapp2
What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
What tools integrate with PHP-MVC?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP-MVC
What tools integrate with webapp2?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with webapp2

What are some alternatives to Play, PHP-MVC, and webapp2?

  • 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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