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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 Rails?

Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.

What is Symfony?

Symfony is written with speed and flexibility in mind. It allows developers to build better and easy to maintain websites with PHP. Symfony can be used to develop all kind of websites, from your personal blog to high traffic ones like Dailymotion or Yahoo! Answers.

Pros

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    Why do developers choose Rails?
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    Why do developers choose Symfony?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Node.js?
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    What are the cons of using Rails?
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    What are the cons of using Symfony?
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    Companies

    What companies use Node.js?
    3471 companies on StackShare use Node.js
    What companies use Rails?
    2198 companies on StackShare use Rails
    What companies use Symfony?
    311 companies on StackShare use Symfony

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Node.js?
    94 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
    What tools integrate with Rails?
    39 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
    What tools integrate with Symfony?
    9 tools on StackShare integrate with Symfony

    What are some alternatives to Node.js, Rails, and Symfony?

    • 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
    • .NET - .NET is a free, cross-platform, open source developer platform for building many different types of applications.

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