Play vs. Yii vs. Tornado

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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 Yii?

Yii comes with: MVC, DAO/ActiveRecord, I18N/L10N, caching, authentication and role-based access control, scaffolding, testing, etc. It can reduce your development time significantly.

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.

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    Cons

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

    What companies use Play?
    107 companies on StackShare use Play
    What companies use Yii?
    48 companies on StackShare use Yii
    What companies use Tornado?
    66 companies on StackShare use Tornado

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Play?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
    What tools integrate with Yii?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Yii
    What tools integrate with Tornado?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado

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

    • 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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