Rails vs. Play vs. Tornado

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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 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 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.

Pros

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

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

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

    Cons

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

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

    What are the cons of using Tornado?
    No Cons submitted yet for Tornado
    Downsides of Tornado?

    Companies

    What companies use Rails?
    2180 companies on StackShare use Rails
    What companies use Play?
    105 companies on StackShare use Play
    What companies use Tornado?
    65 companies on StackShare use Tornado

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Rails?
    39 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
    What tools integrate with Play?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
    What tools integrate with Tornado?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado

    What are some alternatives to Rails, Play, and Tornado?

    • 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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