Node.js vs. Python vs. Ruby



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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.

What is Ruby?

Ruby is a language of careful balance. Its creator, Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, blended parts of his favorite languages (Perl, Smalltalk, Eiffel, Ada, and Lisp) to form a new language that balanced functional programming with imperative programming.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Node.js?
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Why do developers choose Python?
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Why do developers choose Ruby?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Node.js?
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What are the cons of using Python?
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What are the cons of using Ruby?
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Companies

What companies use Node.js?
4712 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Python?
3227 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use Ruby?
2922 companies on StackShare use Ruby

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 tools integrate with Ruby?
73 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby

What are some alternatives to Node.js, Python, and Ruby?

  • 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

See all alternatives to Node.js

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