webapp2 vs. Play vs. Yii

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Description

What is webapp2?

webapp2 is a simple. it follows the simplicity of webapp, but improves it in some ways: it adds better URI routing and exception handling, a full featured response object and a more flexible dispatching mechanism.

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.

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    Cons

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    Companies

    What companies use webapp2?
    3 companies on StackShare use webapp2
    What companies use Play?
    107 companies on StackShare use Play
    What companies use Yii?
    48 companies on StackShare use Yii

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with webapp2?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with webapp2
    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 are some alternatives to webapp2, Play, and Yii?

    • 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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