Play vs. PurpleJS vs. Volt

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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 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.

What is Volt?

Volt is a ruby web framework where your ruby code runs on both the server and the client (via opal.) The DOM automatically update as the user interacts with the page. Page state can be stored in the URL, if the user hits a URL directly, the HTML will first be rendered on the server for faster load times and easier indexing by search engines.
Why do developers choose Play?
Why do you like Play?

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

Why do developers choose Volt?
Why do you like Volt?

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

What are the cons of using PurpleJS?
No Cons submitted yet for PurpleJS
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What are the cons of using Volt?
No Cons submitted yet for Volt
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What companies use Play?
138 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use PurpleJS?
1 companies on StackShare use PurpleJS
What companies use Volt?
3 companies on StackShare use Volt
What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
What tools integrate with PurpleJS?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with PurpleJS
What tools integrate with Volt?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Volt

What are some alternatives to Play, PurpleJS, and Volt?

  • 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

See all alternatives to Play



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