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Play vs Scalatra: What are the differences?

What is Play? The High Velocity Web Framework For Java and Scala. 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 Scalatra? * An open source web application framework written in Scala*. It combines the power of the JVM with the beauty and brevity of Scala, helping you quickly build high-performance web sites and APIs.

Play and Scalatra belong to "Frameworks (Full Stack)" category of the tech stack.

Play is an open source tool with 11.3K GitHub stars and 3.78K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Play's open source repository on GitHub.

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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 Scalatra?

It combines the power of the JVM with the beauty and brevity of Scala, helping you quickly build high-performance web sites and APIs.
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        Decisions about Play and Scalatra
        Alex A
        Alex A
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        Grails
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        Play
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        Scala
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        Groovy
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        Gradle

        Some may wonder why did we choose Grails ? Really good question :) We spent quite some time to evaluate what framework to go with and the battle was between Play Scala and Grails ( Groovy ). We have enough experience with both and, to be honest, I absolutely in love with Scala; however, the tipping point for us was the potential speed of development. Grails allows much faster development pace than Play , and as of right now this is the most important parameter. We might convert later though. Also, worth mentioning, by default Grails comes with Gradle as a build tool, so why change?

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        datapile uses PlayPlay

        Play is a central framework/component/library (not sure what to call things these days) in Scala. We <3 Scala, and therefore we <3 Play.

        Play is on of several frameworks we are prototyping and vetting for various public-facing websites, and may ultimately be the framework behind the main datapile.io website.

        Avatar of Stanislaus Madueke
        Stanislaus Madueke uses PlayPlay

        I used Play to build a configuration UI for the service, which let you create and manage the menus (a hierarchical tree of options and actions).

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        Ascendify uses PlayPlay

        Moving some micro services to Play Framework with Scala

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        papaver uses PlayPlay

        used play at talenthouse. uber powerful backend.

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        Jovi Kao uses PlayPlay

        API server framework

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