Symfony vs. Play



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What is Symfony?

Symfony is written with speed and flexibility in mind. It allows developers to build better and easy to maintain websites with PHP. Symfony can be used to develop all kind of websites, from your personal blog to high traffic ones like Dailymotion or Yahoo! Answers.

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.

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Why do developers choose Symfony?
Why do you like Symfony?

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

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

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

What companies use Symfony?
437 companies on StackShare use Symfony
What companies use Play?
137 companies on StackShare use Play
What tools integrate with Symfony?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Symfony
What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play

What are some alternatives to Symfony and Play?

  • 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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