Node.js vs. Padrino vs. Escher

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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 Padrino?

Padrino is a ruby framework built upon the excellent Sinatra Microframework. Padrino was created to make it fun and easy to code more advanced web applications while still adhering to the spirit that makes Sinatra great!

What is Escher?

A web server for 2016. Escher's built-in web server allows you to create interactive UIs with very little code. It takes care of messaging between Julia and the browser under-the-hood. It can also hot-load code: you can see your UI evolve as you save your changes to it.
Why do developers choose Node.js?
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Why do developers choose Padrino?
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Why do developers choose Escher?
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What are the cons of using Node.js?
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What are the cons of using Padrino?
No Cons submitted yet for Padrino
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What are the cons of using Escher?
No Cons submitted yet for Escher
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What companies use Node.js?
5082 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Padrino?
4 companies on StackShare use Padrino
What companies use Escher?
0 companies on StackShare use Escher
What tools integrate with Node.js?
109 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
What tools integrate with Padrino?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Padrino
What tools integrate with Escher?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Escher

What are some alternatives to Node.js, Padrino, and Escher?

  • 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

Node v8.16.0 (LTS)
Node v11.14.0 (Current)
Node v6.17.1 (LTS)


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