Node.js vs. Zend Framework vs. Kohana

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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 Zend Framework?

Zend Framework 2 is an open source framework for developing web applications and services using PHP 5.3+. Zend Framework 2 uses 100% object-oriented code and utilises most of the new features of PHP 5.3, namely namespaces, late static binding, lambda functions and closures.

What is Kohana?

Kohana is an elegant, open source, and object oriented HMVC framework built using PHP5, by a team of volunteers. It aims to be swift, secure, and small.

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Why do developers choose Node.js?
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Why do developers choose Zend Framework?
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Why do developers choose Kohana?
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What are the cons of using Node.js?
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What are the cons of using Zend Framework?
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What are the cons of using Kohana?
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What companies use Node.js?
4951 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Zend Framework?
47 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework
What companies use Kohana?
9 companies on StackShare use Kohana
What tools integrate with Node.js?
105 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
What tools integrate with Zend Framework?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Zend Framework
What tools integrate with Kohana?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Kohana

What are some alternatives to Node.js, Zend Framework, and Kohana?

  • 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

Node v11.12.0 (Current)
Node v11.11.0 (Current)
Node v10.15.3 (LTS)


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