Node.js vs. Tornado vs. Dropwizard

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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 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.

What is Dropwizard?

Dropwizard is a sneaky way of making fast Java web applications. Dropwizard pulls together stable, mature libraries from the Java ecosystem into a simple, light-weight package that lets you focus on getting things done.

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Why do developers choose Node.js?
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Why do developers choose Tornado?
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Why do developers choose Dropwizard?
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What are the cons of using Node.js?
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What are the cons of using Tornado?
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What are the cons of using Dropwizard?
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What companies use Node.js?
4952 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Tornado?
75 companies on StackShare use Tornado
What companies use Dropwizard?
58 companies on StackShare use Dropwizard
What tools integrate with Node.js?
105 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
What tools integrate with Tornado?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado
What tools integrate with Dropwizard?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Dropwizard

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

  • 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

See all alternatives to Node.js

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