Node.js vs. Rails vs. Hoodie



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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 Hoodie?

We want to enable you to build complete web apps in days, without having to worry about backends, databases or servers, all with an open source library that's as simple to use as jQuery.

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Why do developers choose Node.js?
Why do you like Node.js?

Why do developers choose Rails?
Why do you like Rails?

Why do developers choose Hoodie?
Why do you like Hoodie?

What are the cons of using Node.js?
Downsides of Node.js?

What are the cons of using Rails?
Downsides of Rails?

What are the cons of using Hoodie?
No Cons submitted yet for Hoodie
Downsides of Hoodie?

What companies use Node.js?
4951 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Rails?
2723 companies on StackShare use Rails
What companies use Hoodie?
1 companies on StackShare use Hoodie
What tools integrate with Node.js?
103 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
What tools integrate with Rails?
38 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
No integrations listed yet

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

  • 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.

See all alternatives to Node.js

Node v11.12.0 (Current)
Node v11.11.0 (Current)
Node v10.15.3 (LTS)
Security fixes, bulk insert and upsert, seeds replan...
Rails 4.2.11.1, 5.0.7.2, 5.1.6.2, 5.2.2.1, and 6.0.0...
reselect, negative enum scopes and more!
New in the Shop: Reflective Hoodie


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