Node.js vs. Django vs. Yii

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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 Yii?

Yii comes with: MVC, DAO/ActiveRecord, I18N/L10N, caching, authentication and role-based access control, scaffolding, testing, etc. It can reduce your development time significantly.
Why do developers choose Node.js?
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Why do developers choose Django?
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Why do developers choose Yii?
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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 Yii?
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What companies use Node.js?
5066 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Django?
1216 companies on StackShare use Django
What companies use Yii?
68 companies on StackShare use Yii
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 Yii?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Yii

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

  • 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.

See all alternatives to Node.js

Node v8.16.0 (LTS)
Node v11.14.0 (Current)
Node v6.17.1 (LTS)
Django 2.2 released
Django bugfix release: 2.1.8
DjangoCon US 2019 Returns to San Diego


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