Node.js vs. Rails vs. Lift Framework

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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 Lift Framework?

Lift creates abstractions that allow easier expression of business logic and then maps those abstractions to HTTP and HTML. This approach differs from traditional web frameworks which build abstractions on top of HTTP and HTML and require the developer to bridge between common business logic patterns and the underlying protocol.
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What companies use Node.js?
4952 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Rails?
2724 companies on StackShare use Rails
What companies use Lift Framework?
2 companies on StackShare use Lift Framework
What tools integrate with Node.js?
105 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
What tools integrate with Rails?
39 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
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What are some alternatives to Node.js, Rails, and Lift Framework?

  • 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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