Play vs. Tornado vs. Rapidoid

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Description

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.

What is Rapidoid?

Rapidoid consists of several de-coupled modules/frameworks which can be used separately or together: http-fast, gui, web, fluent, u, and more.

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Why do developers choose Play?
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    Why do developers choose Tornado?
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    Why do developers choose Rapidoid?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Play?
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    What are the cons of using Tornado?
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    What are the cons of using Rapidoid?
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    Companies

    What companies use Play?
    107 companies on StackShare use Play
    What companies use Tornado?
    66 companies on StackShare use Tornado
    What companies use Rapidoid?
    0 companies on StackShare use Rapidoid

    Integrations

    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 tools integrate with Rapidoid?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Rapidoid

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

    • 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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