Cocoa Touch (iOS)
Cocoa Touch (iOS)

150
138
12
io.js
io.js

41
40
24
Add tool

Cocoa Touch (iOS) vs io.js: What are the differences?

Cocoa Touch (iOS): The Cocoa Touch collection of frameworks includes everything needed to create iOS apps. The Cocoa Touch layer contains key frameworks for building iOS apps. These frameworks define the appearance of your app. They also provide the basic app infrastructure and support for key technologies such as multitasking, touch-based input, push notifications, and many high-level system services; io.js: A friendly fork of Node.js with an open governance model. 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.

Cocoa Touch (iOS) and io.js can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

"Backed by Apple" is the top reason why over 5 developers like Cocoa Touch (iOS), while over 6 developers mention "Compatible with NPM" as the leading cause for choosing io.js.

According to the StackShare community, Cocoa Touch (iOS) has a broader approval, being mentioned in 32 company stacks & 19 developers stacks; compared to io.js, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

- No public GitHub repository available -
- No public GitHub repository available -

What is Cocoa Touch (iOS)?

The Cocoa Touch layer contains key frameworks for building iOS apps. These frameworks define the appearance of your app. They also provide the basic app infrastructure and support for key technologies such as multitasking, touch-based input, push notifications, and many high-level system services.

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.

Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Why do developers choose Cocoa Touch (iOS)?
Why do developers choose io.js?
What are the cons of using Cocoa Touch (iOS)?
What are the cons of using io.js?
    Be the first to leave a con
      Be the first to leave a con
      What companies use Cocoa Touch (iOS)?
      What companies use io.js?

      Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions

      What tools integrate with Cocoa Touch (iOS)?
      What tools integrate with io.js?

      Sign up to get full access to all the tool integrationsMake informed product decisions

      What are some alternatives to Cocoa Touch (iOS) and io.js?
      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.
      ASP.NET
      .NET is a developer platform made up of tools, programming languages, and libraries for building many different types of applications.
      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.
      Django
      Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
      Laravel
      It is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. It 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.
      See all alternatives
      Decisions about Cocoa Touch (iOS) and io.js
      No stack decisions found
      Interest over time
      Reviews of Cocoa Touch (iOS) and io.js
      No reviews found
      How developers use Cocoa Touch (iOS) and io.js
      No items found
      How much does Cocoa Touch (iOS) cost?
      How much does io.js cost?
      Pricing unavailable
      Pricing unavailable
      News about Cocoa Touch (iOS)
      More news
      News about io.js
      More news