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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 Vapor?

Vapor is the first true web framework for Swift. It provides a beautifully expressive foundation for your app without tying you to any single server implementation.

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.

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    Cons

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    Companies

    What companies use Node.js?
    3546 companies on StackShare use Node.js
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    4 companies on StackShare use Vapor
    What companies use Play?
    107 companies on StackShare use Play

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Node.js?
    95 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
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    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Vapor
    What tools integrate with Play?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Play

    What are some alternatives to Node.js, Vapor, and Play?

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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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