Node.js vs. io.js vs. Aura



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Description

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 io.js?

io.js is a JavaScript platform built on Chrome's V8 runtime. This project began as a fork of Joyent's Node.js and is compatible with the npm ecosystem.

What is Aura?

The Aura project centers around a collection of high-quality, well-tested, semantically versioned, standards-compliant, independent library packages that can be used in any codebase.

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Node.js?
4624 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use io.js?
7 companies on StackShare use io.js
What companies use Aura?
9 companies on StackShare use Aura

Integrations

What tools integrate with Node.js?
95 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
What tools integrate with io.js?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with io.js
What tools integrate with Aura?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Aura

What are some alternatives to Node.js, io.js, and Aura?

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  • Django - The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines
  • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans

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