Node.js vs. Django vs. Tornado

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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 Tornado?

By using non-blocking network I/O, Tornado can scale to tens of thousands of open connections, making it ideal for long polling, WebSockets, and other applications that require a long-lived connection to each user.
Why do developers choose Node.js?
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Why do developers choose Django?
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Why do developers choose Tornado?
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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 Tornado?
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What companies use Node.js?
5088 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Django?
1218 companies on StackShare use Django
What companies use Tornado?
75 companies on StackShare use Tornado
What tools integrate with Node.js?
109 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
What tools integrate with Django?
26 tools on StackShare integrate with Django
What tools integrate with Tornado?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado

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

  • 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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Node v12.0.0 (Current)
Node v8.16.0 (LTS)
Node v11.14.0 (Current)
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Django 2.2 released
Django bugfix release: 2.1.8


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