Play vs. Vapor vs. Zen Rails Base Application

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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 Vapor?

Vapor is the first true web framework for Swift. It provides a beautifully expressive foundation for your app without tying you to any single server implementation.

What is Zen Rails Base Application?

Base or "skeleton" application for Ruby on Rails 5.1 projects. Built to minimize the time spent writing boilerplate code and performing repetitive setup tasks.

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    Why do developers choose Vapor?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Play?
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    What are the cons of using Vapor?
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    What are the cons of using Zen Rails Base Application?
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    Companies

    What companies use Play?
    107 companies on StackShare use Play
    What companies use Vapor?
    4 companies on StackShare use Vapor
    What companies use Zen Rails Base Application?
    0 companies on StackShare use Zen Rails Base Application

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Play?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
    What tools integrate with Vapor?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Vapor
    What tools integrate with Zen Rails Base Application?
    7 tools on StackShare integrate with Zen Rails Base Application

    What are some alternatives to Play, Vapor, and Zen Rails Base Application?

    • 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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