Meteor vs. Tornado vs. io.js

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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 Tornado?

By using non-blocking network I/O, Tornado can scale to tens of thousands of open connections, making it ideal for long polling, WebSockets, and other applications that require a long-lived connection to each user.

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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What companies use Meteor?
248 companies on StackShare use Meteor
What companies use Tornado?
75 companies on StackShare use Tornado
What companies use io.js?
7 companies on StackShare use io.js
What tools integrate with Meteor?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Meteor
What tools integrate with Tornado?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado
What tools integrate with io.js?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with io.js

What are some alternatives to Meteor, Tornado, and io.js?

  • Node.js - Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications
  • 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

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