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Grails

Java web development as it stands today is dramatically more complicated than it needs to be. Most modern web frameworks in the Java space are over complicated and don't embrace the Don't Repeat Yourself (DRY) principles.Dynamic frameworks like Rails, Django and TurboGears helped pave the way to a more modern way of thinking about web applications. Grails builds on these concepts and drama...
  • web framework

  • rad

  • java

  • groovy

  • mvc

Statistics

  • Used by 99 users
  • Rated by 41 users
  • Last release 2.2.4

Overall rating

9.3
9.3 9.1 9.2 9.1
Last release: 3 months ago

PrimeFaces

PrimeFaces is an open source JSF component suite with various extensions.• Rich set of components (HtmlEditor, Dialog, AutoComplete, Charts and many more).• Built-in Ajax based on standard JSF 2.0 Ajax APIs.• Lightweight, one jar, zero-configuration and no required dependencies.• Ajax Push support via websockets.• Mobile UI kit to create mobile web applications for handheld devices.• Skinning Fram...
  • web framework

  • jsf

  • java

  • component

Statistics

  • Used by 72 users
  • Rated by 28 users
  • Last release 4.0

Overall rating

9.2
9.4 9.2 9.1 9.1
Last release: 1 month ago

Vaadin

Vaadin is a web application framework for Rich Internet Applications (RIA). In contrast to Javascript libraries and browser-plugin based solutions, it features a robust server-side architecture. This means that the largest part of the application logic runs securely on the server. Google Web Toolkit (GWT) is used on the browser side to ensure a rich and fluent user experience. Vaadin ...
  • web framework

  • java

  • ui

  • ajax

Statistics

  • Used by 40 users
  • Rated by 20 users
  • Last release 7.0.0

Overall rating

8.4
8.4 8.2 8.6 8.5
Last release: 9 months ago

Tapestry

Apache Tapestry is an open-source framework for creating dynamic, robust, highly scalable web applications in Java or other JVM languages. Tapestry complements and builds upon the standard Java Servlet API, and so it works in any servlet container or application server. Tapestry is released under the Apache Software License 2.0. Tapestry has a long history, with the oldest code...
  • web framework

  • java

  • mvc

Statistics

  • Used by 32 users
  • Rated by 17 users
  • Last release 5.3.6

Overall rating

8.2
8.5 8.3 7.5 8.4
Last release: 1 year ago

Django

Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design. Developed by a fast-moving online-news operation, Django was designed to handle two challenges: the intensive deadlines of a newsroom and the stringent requirements of the experienced Web developers who wrote it. It lets you build high-performing, elegant Web applications quickly...
  • web framework

  • python

  • mvc

Statistics

  • Used by 24 users
  • Rated by 13 users
  • Last release 1.5.1

Overall rating

8.2
8.2 7.7 8.6 8.2
Last release: 7 months ago

Rails

Rails is a web development framework written in the Ruby language. It is designed to make programming web applications easier by making several assumptions about what every developer needs to get started. It allows you to write less code while accomplishing more than many other languages and frameworks. Longtime Rails developers also report that it makes web application development more fun.The Ra...
  • web framework

  • ruby

  • mvc

Statistics

  • Used by 32 users
  • Rated by 11 users
  • Last release 4.0

Overall rating

8.1
8.1 7.7 8.5 8.5
Last release: 4 months ago

Play

Play 2.0 is a high-productivity Java and Scala web application framework that integrates the components and APIs you need for modern web application development. Play is based on a lightweight, stateless, web-friendly architecture and features predictable and minimal resource consumption (CPU, memory, threads) for highly-scalable applications thanks to its reactive model, based on Ite...
  • web framework

  • java

  • scala

  • mvc

Statistics

  • Used by 53 users
  • Rated by 23 users
  • Last release 2.1.0

Overall rating

8.1
8.3 8.2 7.5 7.8
Last release: 8 months ago

ExtJS

Cross-browser JavaScript framework for rich HTML5 apps. Ext JS 4 is a pure JavaScript application framework that works everywhere from IE6 to Chrome 11. It enables you to create the best cross-platform applications using nothing but a browser, and has a phenomenal API. This is the biggest upgrade we've ever made to Ext JS and we think you're going to love it.
  • javascript

  • web framework

  • ui

Statistics

  • Used by 28 users
  • Rated by 13 users
  • Last release 4.1.2

Overall rating

8.0
8.1 7.1 8.6 7.5
Last release: 1 year ago

RichFaces

The RichFaces project is an advanced UI component framework for easily integrating Ajax capabilities into business applications using JSF.   RichFaces 4 builds upon the pioneering Ajax support that began with RichFaces 3 and is standardized in JSF 2. In addition to extending these ajax capabilities, RichFaces also improves other areas of JSF 2, including usability, performance tuning,...
  • web framework

  • jsf

  • java

  • component

Statistics

  • Used by 32 users
  • Rated by 12 users
  • Last release 4.2.2

Overall rating

7.6
8.0 7.3 7.2 7.8
Last release: 1 year ago

Wicket

Designing and implementing any framework for use in the real world inevitably involves compromises and some degree of complexity, and Wicket is no exception. However, I believe you will find that Wicket is quite compact, focused and powerful as a framework. If Wicket has these characteristics, it is because it was designed to solve one very specific problem well: enabling component-or...
  • web framework

  • java

  • component

Statistics

  • Used by 30 users
  • Rated by 13 users
  • Last release 6.1.1

Overall rating

7.6
7.8 7.3 7.3 7.6
Last release: 1 year ago

Struts

The Apache Struts web framework is a free open-source solution for creating Java web applications. Web applications differ from conventional websites in that web applications can create a dynamic response. Many websites deliver only static pages. A web application can interact with databases and business logic engines to customize a response. Web applications ...
  • web framework

  • java

  • mvc

Statistics

  • Used by 46 users
  • Rated by 8 users
  • Last release 2.3.3

Overall rating

7.4
7.5 7.1 7.4 7.5
Last release: 1 year ago

Backbone.js

Backbone.js gives structure to web applications by providing models with key-value binding and custom events, collections with a rich API of enumerable functions,views with declarative event handling, and connects it all to your existing API over a RESTful JSON interface.The project is hosted on GitHub, and the annotated source code is available, as well as an online test suite, an example applica...
  • javascript

  • web framework

  • mvc

Statistics

  • Used by 24 users
  • Rated by 6 users
  • Last release 1.1.0

Overall rating

7.3
7.5 7.2 7.0 7.7
Last release: 3 weeks ago
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