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Play vs Vaadin: 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 Vaadin? Components and tools for building web apps in Java. It is the fastest way to build web applications in Java. It automates the communication between your server and the browser and gives you a high-level component API for all Vaadin components.

Play and Vaadin can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

Play is an open source tool with 11.2K GitHub stars and 3.77K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Play's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Play has a broader approval, being mentioned in 112 company stacks & 47 developers stacks; compared to Vaadin, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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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 Vaadin?

It is the fastest way to build web applications in Java. It automates the communication between your server and the browser and gives you a high-level component API for all Vaadin components
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    Decisions about Play and Vaadin
    Alex A
    Alex A
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    Grails
    Grails
    Play
    Play
    Scala
    Scala
    Groovy
    Groovy
    Gradle
    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).

    Avatar of Ascendify
    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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    Vaadin uses VaadinVaadin

    Allows building web apps in Java

    Avatar of Jovi Kao
    Jovi Kao uses PlayPlay

    API server framework

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