Node.js vs. Play 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 Play?

Play Framework makes it easy to build web applications with Java & Scala. Play is based on a lightweight, stateless, web-friendly architecture. Built on Akka, Play provides predictable and minimal resource consumption (CPU, memory, threads) for highly-scalable applications.

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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Cons

What are the cons of using Node.js?
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What are the cons of using PurpleJS?
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Companies

What companies use Node.js?
4622 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Play?
136 companies on StackShare use Play
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 Play?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play
What tools integrate with PurpleJS?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with PurpleJS

What are some alternatives to Node.js, Play, 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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