Node.js vs. Laravel vs. Finatra

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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 Laravel?

Laravel is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. We believe development must be an enjoyable, creative experience to be truly fulfilling. Laravel attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.

What is Finatra?

At Twitter, Finagle provides the building blocks for most of the code written on the JVM. It has long-served as Twitter's extensible, protocol-agnostic, highly-scalable RPC framework.
Why do developers choose Node.js?
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Why do developers choose Laravel?
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Why do developers choose Finatra?
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What are the cons of using Node.js?
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What are the cons of using Laravel?
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What are the cons of using Finatra?
No Cons submitted yet for Finatra
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What companies use Node.js?
5062 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Laravel?
1053 companies on StackShare use Laravel
What companies use Finatra?
5 companies on StackShare use Finatra
What tools integrate with Node.js?
109 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
What tools integrate with Laravel?
17 tools on StackShare integrate with Laravel
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Node.js, Laravel, and Finatra?

  • 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
  • .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)
Guzzler Testing Library
Laravel 5.8.12 Released
Podcast: The Laravel Origin Story


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