Rails vs. Spring



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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 Spring?

A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.

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

Why do developers choose Spring?
Why do you like Spring?

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

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

What companies use Rails?
2723 companies on StackShare use Rails
What companies use Spring?
409 companies on StackShare use Spring
What tools integrate with Rails?
38 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
What tools integrate with Spring?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Spring

What are some alternatives to Rails and Spring?

  • 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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