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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 MEAN?

MEAN (Mongo, Express, Angular, Node) is a boilerplate that provides a nice starting point for MongoDB, Node.js, Express, and AngularJS based applications. It is designed to give you a quick and organized way to start developing MEAN based web apps with useful modules like Mongoose and Passport pre-bundled and configured.

What is io.js?

io.js is a JavaScript platform built on Chrome's V8 runtime. This project began as a fork of Joyent's Node.js and is compatible with the npm ecosystem.

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Why do developers choose Node.js?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Node.js?
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    What are the cons of using MEAN?
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    What are the cons of using io.js?
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    Companies

    What companies use Node.js?
    3420 companies on StackShare use Node.js
    What companies use MEAN?
    36 companies on StackShare use MEAN
    What companies use io.js?
    4 companies on StackShare use io.js

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Node.js?
    93 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
    What tools integrate with MEAN?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with MEAN
    What tools integrate with io.js?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with io.js

    What are some alternatives to Node.js, MEAN, and io.js?

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