Symfony vs. Tornado

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What is Symfony?

Symfony is written with speed and flexibility in mind. It allows developers to build better and easy to maintain websites with PHP. Symfony can be used to develop all kind of websites, from your personal blog to high traffic ones like Dailymotion or Yahoo! Answers.

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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Why do developers choose Symfony?
Why do you like Symfony?

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

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

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

What companies use Symfony?
441 companies on StackShare use Symfony
What companies use Tornado?
75 companies on StackShare use Tornado
What tools integrate with Symfony?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Symfony
What tools integrate with Tornado?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado

What are some alternatives to Symfony and Tornado?

  • 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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