Alternatives to Ruby on Rails for all platforms with any license

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  • Node.js icon

    Node.js

    Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications. Node.js...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

  • Django icon

    Django

    Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Python

  • CodeIgniter icon

    CodeIgniter

    PHP (version 4 or 5) framework with a thin model layer. Includes an ActiveRecord class for database agnostic (mostly) data retrieval....

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted GitHub

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    Symfony

    Symfony is a set of reusable PHP components and a PHP framework for web projects.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud PHP

  • Zend Framework icon

    Zend Framework

    Extending the art & spirit of PHP, Zend Framework is based on simplicity, object-oriented best practices, corporate friendly...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Agile Toolkit

    Agile Toolkit is a PHP framework for developing Web User Interfaces. Inspired by desktop GUI it provides a full object-oriented...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Wakanda

    A full platform (frontend & backend) to develop mobile application with one language JavaScript. It provides visual tools...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Yii Framework

    Yii is a high-performance component-based PHP framework best for Web 2.0 development. Yii comes with rich features: MVC...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    web2py

    Web2py is an open source web application framework. Web2py is written in the Python language and is programmable in Python. Since...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted Python

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    Kohana

    Kohana is an elegant HMVC PHP5 framework that provides a rich set of components for building web applications. It requires very...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Grails

    Grails is a high-productivity web framework based on the Groovy language that embraces the coding by convention paradigm, but is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    CakePHP

    CakePHP is a rapid development framework for PHP that provides an extensible architecture for developing, maintaining, and deploying...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted PHP

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    Koa

    Expressive middleware for node.js using generators via co to make web applications and APIs more enjoyable to write. Koa's...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Portofino

    Portofino is a free and open source web framework that helps developers create outstanding enterprise applications by addressing three...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Pedestal

    Pedestal is a web application framework written in Clojure that aims to bring both the language and its principles to client and...

    Open Source Mac Linux

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    Play!

    Play is a web application framework, written in Scala and Java, which follows the model–view–controller (MVC) architectural pattern. ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Pyramid

    Pyramid is an open source web framework written in Python and is based on WSGI. It is a minimalistic web framework inspired by Zope...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Python

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    Sinatra

    Sinatra is a free and open source software web application library and domain-specific language written in Ruby. It is an alternative...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Ruby

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    Silex PHP micro-framework

    Silex - The PHP micro-framework based on Symfony2 Components Silex is a PHP microframework for PHP 5.3. It is built on the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • phunction

    Small and carefully designed PHP 5.2+ HMVC framework.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    TurboGears

    TurboGears 2 is built on top of the experience of several next generation web frameworks including TurboGears 1 (of course), Django...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Python

  • Akelos

    Port of Ruby on Rails development framework and designed to work for PHP4 and PHP5. The Akelos PHP Framework is a web application...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Willer Framework

    Willer is a PHP framework, highlighting the features of ORM, MVC and Bundle.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Qcodo

    Code Less. Do More. The Qcodo Development Framework is an open-source PHP framework that focuses on freeing developers from...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    TomP2P

    A P2P-based high performance key-value pair storage library.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Nette Framework

    Nette Framework is a popular tool for PHP web development. It is designed to be the most usable as possible and is definitely one of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • Seagull

    Seagull is an object oriented framework written in PHP that focuses on best practices, clean code and reusable components.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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    bitcore

    A pure and powerful JavaScript Bitcoin library or blockchain library. A block chain or blockchain is a distributed database that...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux JavaScript

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    ViUR.is

    ViUR – the Information System for the Google App Engine™ plattform – is a »sandbox« for designers and developers. With the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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    Bitweaver

    Bitweaver is a free and open source web application framework and content management system. Its speed and power are ideal for...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud BSD

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    CUBA.platform

    A Full Stack Enterprise Java Framework with lots of out of the box functionality and amazing tooling to manage the project

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Pylons Framework

    Pylons Framework is an open source Web application framework written in Python. It makes extensive use of the Web Server Gateway...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Luvit

    Familiar API Luvit implements the same APIs as Node.js, but in Lua! This helps teams migrate without having to learn a new way of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted FreeBSD Raspberry Pi

  • Apache Struts

    Apache Struts is an open-source web application framework for developing Java EE web applications. It uses and extends the Java...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    K2F Discontinued

    Yet another PHP framework? Yes, but with a twist. This framework doesn’t focus on a specific methodology or paradigm (eg: MVC), but...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud