Node.js vs. Django vs. Grails



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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 Django?

Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.

What is Grails?

Grails is a framework used to build web applications with the Groovy programming language. The core framework is very extensible and there are numerous plugins available that provide easy integration of add-on features.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Node.js?
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Why do developers choose Django?
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Why do developers choose Grails?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Node.js?
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What are the cons of using Django?
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What are the cons of using Grails?
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Companies

What companies use Node.js?
4847 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Django?
1168 companies on StackShare use Django
What companies use Grails?
53 companies on StackShare use Grails

Integrations

What tools integrate with Node.js?
97 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
What tools integrate with Django?
25 tools on StackShare integrate with Django
What tools integrate with Grails?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Grails

What are some alternatives to Node.js, Django, and Grails?

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Latest News

February 2019 Security Releases
Node v11.10.0 (Current)
Node v11.9.0 (Current)
Django bugfix release: 2.0.13
Django bugfix releases: 2.1.7, 2.0.12 and 1.11.20
Django 2.2 beta 1 released


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