Node.js vs. Rails vs. Meteor

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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 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 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.

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    Why do developers choose Meteor?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Node.js?
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    What are the cons of using Rails?
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    What are the cons of using Meteor?
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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use Node.js?
    3412 companies on StackShare use Node.js
    What companies use Rails?
    2179 companies on StackShare use Rails
    What companies use Meteor?
    180 companies on StackShare use Meteor

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Node.js?
    93 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
    What tools integrate with Rails?
    39 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
    What tools integrate with Meteor?
    10 tools on StackShare integrate with Meteor

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

    • 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.

    See all alternatives to Node.js

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