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Play! Framework vs. Ruby on Rails

Play! Framework Ruby on Rails + Add column
Preference 53% votes 47% votes
Website www.​playframework.​org rubyonrails.​org
Scaffolding Yes Yes
Full text search Yes Yes
Development principles
Design pattern
Multilingual content Yes Yes
System requirements
Operating system
Programming language
Memory minimum ? 256 MB
Description Finally a Java Web framework made by Web developers. Discover a clean alternative to bloated enterprise Java stacks. Play focuses on developer productivity and targets RESTful architectures. A web application framework for Ruby
Multi-user system Yes Yes
Extension/Plug-in Yes Yes
Interpreter No Yes
Database model
Transactions Yes Yes
Unicode Yes Yes
WYSIWYG-Editor Yes Yes
Script language No ?
Multiple projects Yes Yes
Standard compliance Yes Yes
External pages Yes Yes
User statistics Yes Yes
Revision control Yes Yes
Atomicity Yes Yes
Touchscreen No ?
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes
Template language
Target audience
Difficulty level
Application startup time 9 s 10 s
Version number 2.2.1 4.0.2
Adobe Flash Support Yes Yes
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes Yes
Machine Code Generation Yes Yes
Documentation level ★★★★☆ ★★★★★
Multi tasking Yes Yes
RESTful Yes Yes
Code Generation Yes Yes
Dynamic typing No Yes
Programming paradigm
Comments Conditional Yes
Hierarchical menus Yes Conditional
Scripting language support
Free to use Yes Yes
Active Yes Yes
Supported VCS
Database Connection Pooling Yes Yes
Separate Service Layer Yes Yes
Creation Date 2007 2003
Community Driven Good Good
Reliability ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Versioning Good Good
Data encryption Yes Yes
Custom queries Good Good
Input Widgets Yes Yes
Layout Structure Template Yes Yes
File Assets Yes Yes
API Good Good
Compiled language Yes No
XML Aware Good Good
Client/Server code reuse
Batch Processing Yes Yes
Cloud platform support
Admin Generator Yes Yes
Efficient Yes ?
Compiler Yes No
API comprehensibility ★★★★☆ ★★★★★
Webmail Yes Yes
Jobs Oportunities ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Implementation flexibility 50% votes 50% votes
Out-of-the-box functionality 50% votes 50% votes
Bundle system Yes Yes
Annotation Support Yes Yes
LDAP Yes Yes
Query Cache Yes Yes
Realtime Yes Yes
Data Security Yes Yes
Community feedback ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Ease of use ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Malicious Injection Prevention Yes Yes
Openshift Paas Support Yes Yes
Free for commercial use Yes Yes
Realtime Server Push Yes No
Easy of Use Yes Yes
JVM Yes Yes
Open Source Yes Yes
Websocket Support Yes Yes
Maven support Yes No
Lambda Expressions Yes Yes
Language Integrated Query Yes ?
Partial Classes Yes Yes
Closures Yes Yes
Perfomance ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Database migrations Yes Yes
I like it Yes Yes
Debug Mode Yes Yes
Static Typing Yes No
Click & Edit in Place / WYSIWYG No Yes
API Test Control Yes Yes
Autocomplete Code Yes Yes
Dependency Injection Yes ?
Spring Security Yes ?
Easy to Learn Yes Yes
Unit Testing Yes Yes
Ajax Yes Yes
SCL 2 ?
ORM Join Support Yes Yes
Object-Oriented Views Yes Yes
Object Oriented Models Yes Yes
Mobile ready Yes ?
Operating system server
Package Manager Yes Yes
Makes developer create a slew of inefficient Javascript No No
Easy Setup Yes Yes
Jquery Yes Yes
jQuery Support Yes Yes
Full-Stack Yes Yes
Total Crap No ?
unnecessary features No ?
Component Oriented Yes ?
Internationalization Yes Yes
Used By Well-known Companies Yes Yes
Awesomeness Yes Yes
Better than rails Yes ?
Self Server Yes Yes
You Will love it Yes ?
Good For Porn Yes ?
Pingback ? Yes
Trackback ? Yes
Isolation ? Yes
Popularity (0% global votes) (0% global votes)
Composite keys ? Yes
Multiple categories ? Yes
Web Flows ? Yes
Wizard ? Yes
Throttling ? Yes
Geospatial elements ? No
Copy, Cut and Paste Support ? Yes
Duck typing ? Yes
Web Developer Toolbar ? Yes
IntelliSense ? Yes
XQuery Support ? Yes
Resource File Processing ? Yes
JavaScript Library included ? Yes
API Reports ? No
Makes you angry ? No
Extensibility ? Yes
User management ? Yes
Sucks ? Yes
Is ambigous ? No
Easy to Config ? Yes
SuckAss ? No
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