Node.js vs. Rails vs. Atmosphere



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What is Node.js?

Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.

What is Rails?

Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.

What is Atmosphere?

The Atmosphere Framework contains client and server side components for building Asynchronous Web Applications. The majority of popular frameworks are either supporting Atmosphere or supported natively by the framework. The Atmosphere Framework supports all major Browsers and Servers.

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Why do developers choose Node.js?
Why do you like Node.js?

Why do developers choose Rails?
Why do you like Rails?

Why do developers choose Atmosphere?
Why do you like Atmosphere?

What are the cons of using Node.js?
Downsides of Node.js?

What are the cons of using Rails?
Downsides of Rails?

What are the cons of using Atmosphere?
No Cons submitted yet for Atmosphere
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How much does Node.js cost?
How much does Rails cost?
How much does Atmosphere cost?
What companies use Node.js?
4939 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Rails?
2723 companies on StackShare use Rails
What companies use Atmosphere?
2 companies on StackShare use Atmosphere
What tools integrate with Node.js?
103 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
What tools integrate with Rails?
38 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
What tools integrate with Atmosphere?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Atmosphere

What are some alternatives to Node.js, Rails, and Atmosphere?

  • Android SDK - The Android SDK provides you the API libraries and developer tools necessary to build, test, and debug apps for Android.
  • Django - The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines
  • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans
  • .NET - .NET is a free, cross-platform, open source developer platform for building many different types of applications.

See all alternatives to Node.js

Node v11.12.0 (Current)
Node v11.11.0 (Current)
Node v10.15.3 (LTS)
Security fixes, bulk insert and upsert, seeds replan...
Rails 4.2.11.1, 5.0.7.2, 5.1.6.2, 5.2.2.1, and 6.0.0...
reselect, negative enum scopes and more!


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