Node.js vs. Tornado vs. Phalcon



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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 Tornado?

By using non-blocking network I/O, Tornado can scale to tens of thousands of open connections, making it ideal for long polling, WebSockets, and other applications that require a long-lived connection to each user.

What is Phalcon?

Phalcon is a web framework implemented as a C extension offering high performance and lower resource consumption.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Node.js?
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Why do developers choose Tornado?
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Why do developers choose Phalcon?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Node.js?
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What are the cons of using Tornado?
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What are the cons of using Phalcon?
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Companies

What companies use Node.js?
4623 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Tornado?
73 companies on StackShare use Tornado
What companies use Phalcon?
29 companies on StackShare use Phalcon

Integrations

What tools integrate with Node.js?
95 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
What tools integrate with Tornado?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Tornado
What tools integrate with Phalcon?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Phalcon

What are some alternatives to Node.js, Tornado, and Phalcon?

  • 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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