Node.js vs. Meteor vs. Grails

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Description

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 Meteor?

A Meteor application is a mix of JavaScript that runs inside a client web browser, JavaScript that runs on the Meteor server inside a Node.js container, and all the supporting HTML fragments, CSS rules, and static assets.

What is Grails?

Grails is a framework used to build web applications with the Groovy programming language. The core framework is very extensible and there are numerous plugins available that provide easy integration of add-on features.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Node.js?
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    What are the cons of using Grails?
    No Cons submitted yet for Grails
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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use Node.js?
    3471 companies on StackShare use Node.js
    What companies use Meteor?
    184 companies on StackShare use Meteor
    What companies use Grails?
    42 companies on StackShare use Grails

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Node.js?
    94 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
    What tools integrate with Meteor?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Meteor
    What tools integrate with Grails?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Grails

    What are some alternatives to Node.js, Meteor, and Grails?

    • 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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