Node.js vs. Rails vs. Zend Framework

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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 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 Zend Framework?

Zend Framework 2 is an open source framework for developing web applications and services using PHP 5.3+. Zend Framework 2 uses 100% object-oriented code and utilises most of the new features of PHP 5.3, namely namespaces, late static binding, lambda functions and closures.

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Why do developers choose Node.js?
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Why do developers choose Rails?
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Why do developers choose Zend Framework?
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What are the cons of using Node.js?
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What are the cons of using Zend Framework?
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What companies use Node.js?
4951 companies on StackShare use Node.js
What companies use Rails?
2723 companies on StackShare use Rails
What companies use Zend Framework?
47 companies on StackShare use Zend Framework
What tools integrate with Node.js?
103 tools on StackShare integrate with Node.js
What tools integrate with Rails?
38 tools on StackShare integrate with Rails
What tools integrate with Zend Framework?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Zend Framework

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

  • 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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Node v11.12.0 (Current)
Node v11.11.0 (Current)
Node v10.15.3 (LTS)
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Rails 4.2.11.1, 5.0.7.2, 5.1.6.2, 5.2.2.1, and 6.0.0...
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