Play vs. Zend Framework vs. Yesod



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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 Zend Framework?

Zend Framework 2 is an open source framework for developing web applications and services using PHP 5.3+. Zend Framework 2 uses 100% object-oriented code and utilises most of the new features of PHP 5.3, namely namespaces, late static binding, lambda functions and closures.

What is Yesod?

Yesod believes in the philosophy of making the compiler your ally, not your enemy. We use the type system to enforce as much as possible, from generating proper links, to avoiding XSS attacks, to dealing with character encoding issues. In general, if your code compiles, it works. And instead of declaring types everywhere you let the compiler figure them out for you with type inference.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Play?
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Why do developers choose Zend Framework?
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Why do developers choose Yesod?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Play?
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What are the cons of using Zend Framework?
No Cons submitted yet for Zend Framework
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What are the cons of using Yesod?
No Cons submitted yet for Yesod
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Companies

What companies use Play?
136 companies on StackShare use Play
What companies use Zend Framework?
47 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework
What companies use Yesod?
5 companies on StackShare use Yesod

Integrations

What tools integrate with Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
What tools integrate with Zend Framework?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Zend Framework
What tools integrate with Yesod?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Yesod

What are some alternatives to Play, Zend Framework, and Yesod?

  • 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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