Volt vs webapp2: What are the differences?
Volt: A ruby web framework where your ruby runs on both server and client. Volt is a ruby web framework where your ruby code runs on both the server and the client (via opal.) The DOM automatically update as the user interacts with the page. Page state can be stored in the URL, if the user hits a URL directly, the HTML will first be rendered on the server for faster load times and easier indexing by search engines; webapp2: Lightweight Python web framework compatible with Google App Engine’s webapp. 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.
Volt and webapp2 belong to "Frameworks (Full Stack)" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Volt are:
- Instead of syncing data between the client and server via HTTP, volt uses a persistent connection between the client and server
- When data is updated on one client, it is updated in the database and any other listening clients (with almost no setup code needed)
- Pages HTML is written in a handlebars like template language
On the other hand, webapp2 provides the following key features:
- Compatible with webapp
- Compatible with latest WebOb
- Full-featured response object
Volt is an open source tool with 3.3K GitHub stars and 209 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Volt's open source repository on GitHub.