Node.js vs. Meteor vs. PurpleJS

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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 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 PurpleJS?

PurpleJS is a simple and capable framework for creating performant web applications without leaving Javascript. It is created in Java to give the flexibility and performance Java provides. It's optional to use Java but it's required if you need to embed PurpleJS in existing applications.
Why do developers choose Node.js?
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Why do developers choose Meteor?
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Why do developers choose PurpleJS?
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What are the cons of using Node.js?
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What are the cons of using Meteor?
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What are the cons of using PurpleJS?
No Cons submitted yet for PurpleJS
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How much does Node.js cost?
How much does Meteor cost?
How much does PurpleJS cost?
What companies use Node.js?
5100 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Meteor?
252 companies on StackShare use Meteor
What companies use PurpleJS?
1 companies on StackShare use PurpleJS
What tools integrate with Node.js?
109 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
What tools integrate with Meteor?
11 tools on StackShare integrate with Meteor
What tools integrate with PurpleJS?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with PurpleJS

What are some alternatives to Node.js, Meteor, and PurpleJS?

  • 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

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Node v12.0.0 (Current)
Node v8.16.0 (LTS)
Node v11.14.0 (Current)
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