Laravel vs Rails: What are the differences?
What is Laravel? A PHP Framework For Web Artisans. Laravel is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. We believe development must be an enjoyable, creative experience to be truly fulfilling. Laravel attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.
What is Rails? Web development that doesn't hurt. Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.
Laravel and Rails can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.
"Clean architecture", "Growing community" and "Composer friendly" are the key factors why developers consider Laravel; whereas "Rapid development", "Great gems" and "Great community" are the primary reasons why Rails is favored.
Laravel and Rails are both open source tools. Laravel with 53K GitHub stars and 16.2K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Rails with 43.4K GitHub stars and 17.5K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Rails has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2320 company stacks & 779 developers stacks; compared to Laravel, which is listed in 817 company stacks and 753 developer stacks.
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