Node.js vs. Cocoa Touch (iOS) vs. io.js



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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 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.

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Pros

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Node.js?
4710 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Cocoa Touch (iOS)?
40 companies on StackShare use Cocoa Touch (iOS)
What companies use io.js?
7 companies on StackShare use io.js

Integrations

What tools integrate with Node.js?
95 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
What tools integrate with Cocoa Touch (iOS)?
20 tools on StackShare integrate with Cocoa Touch (iOS)
What tools integrate with io.js?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with io.js

What are some alternatives to Node.js, Cocoa Touch (iOS), and io.js?

  • Rails - Web development that doesn't hurt
  • 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

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