Node.js vs. Meteor vs. PurpleJS

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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 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.

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    Companies

    What companies use Node.js?
    3545 companies on StackShare use Node.js
    What companies use Meteor?
    187 companies on StackShare use Meteor
    What companies use PurpleJS?
    1 companies on StackShare use PurpleJS

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Node.js?
    95 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
    What tools integrate with Meteor?
    10 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?

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    • 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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