Rails vs. Revel vs. Tornado

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Description

What is Rails?

Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.

What is Revel?

Revel makes it easy to build web applications using the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern by relying on conventions that require a certain structure in your application. In return, it is very light on configuration and enables an extremely fast development cycle.

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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Pros

Why do developers choose Rails?
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    Why do developers choose Revel?
    Why do you like Revel?

    Why do developers choose Tornado?
    Why do you like Tornado?

    Cons

    What are the cons of using Rails?
    Downsides of Rails?

    What are the cons of using Revel?
    No Cons submitted yet for Revel
    Downsides of Revel?

    What are the cons of using Tornado?
    No Cons submitted yet for Tornado
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    Companies

    What companies use Rails?
    2211 companies on StackShare use Rails
    What companies use Revel?
    3 companies on StackShare use Revel
    What companies use Tornado?
    66 companies on StackShare use Tornado

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Rails?
    38 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
    What tools integrate with Revel?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Revel
    What tools integrate with Tornado?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado

    What are some alternatives to Rails, Revel, and Tornado?

    • Node.js - Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications
    • 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
    • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans

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