Node.js vs. Rails vs. Padrino

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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 Padrino?

Padrino is a ruby framework built upon the excellent Sinatra Microframework. Padrino was created to make it fun and easy to code more advanced web applications while still adhering to the spirit that makes Sinatra great!

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Why do developers choose Node.js?
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Why do developers choose Rails?
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Why do developers choose Padrino?
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What are the cons of using Node.js?
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What are the cons of using Padrino?
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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 Padrino?
4 companies on StackShare use Padrino
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
What tools integrate with Padrino?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Padrino

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

  • 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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