Node.js vs. Python



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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 Python?

Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Python?
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Cons

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What are the cons of using Python?
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Companies

What companies use Node.js?
4699 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Python?
3216 companies on StackShare use Python

Integrations

What tools integrate with Node.js?
95 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
What tools integrate with Python?
85 tools on StackShare integrate with Python

What are some alternatives to Node.js and Python?

  • 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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