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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 Rails?

Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.

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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    Companies

    What companies use Node.js?
    3550 companies on StackShare use Node.js
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    2212 companies on StackShare use Rails
    What companies use Grails?
    43 companies on StackShare use Grails

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Node.js?
    95 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
    What tools integrate with Rails?
    38 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
    What tools integrate with Grails?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Grails

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

    • 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
    • .NET - .NET is a free, cross-platform, open source developer platform for building many different types of applications.

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