Play vs. Revel vs. Volt



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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 Revel?

Revel makes it easy to build web applications using the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern by relying on conventions that require a certain structure in your application. In return, it is very light on configuration and enables an extremely fast development cycle.

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.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Revel?
Why do you like Revel?

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

Cons

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

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

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

Companies

What companies use Play?
136 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use Revel?
3 companies on StackShare use Revel
What companies use Volt?
3 companies on StackShare use Volt

Integrations

What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
What tools integrate with Revel?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Revel
What tools integrate with Volt?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Volt

What are some alternatives to Play, Revel, 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

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