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Description

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 Cocoa (OS X)?

Much of Cocoa is implemented in Objective-C, an object-oriented language that is compiled to run at incredible speed, yet employs a truly dynamic runtime making it uniquely flexible. Because Objective-C is a superset of C, it is easy to mix C and even C++ into your Cocoa applications.

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Cons

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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use io.js?
4 companies on StackShare use io.js
What companies use Cocoa (OS X)?
5 companies on StackShare use Cocoa (OS X)

Integrations

What tools integrate with io.js?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with io.js
What tools integrate with Cocoa (OS X)?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Cocoa (OS X)

What are some alternatives to io.js and Cocoa (OS X)?

  • Node.js - Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications
  • 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

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